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Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Nico » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:07 pm

Slender Mongoose, I didn,t saw the name on the Mammal index list but as far as Kgalagadi staff members told me, is this the Slender Mongoose what is a very Shy animal. :wink:


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Re: Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Nico » Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:02 pm

Also known as the black-tipped mongoose or black-tailed mongoose.
They are fairly common.

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Re: Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Wed May 19, 2010 4:44 pm

Well captured Nico :D
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Re: Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Nico » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:52 pm

Slender Mongoose family in te Kgalagadi. :wink:


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Re: Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:38 pm

A Slender Mongoose at the Gardenia Hide in the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Great Dane » Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:00 pm

Came across a fairly curious one mid-July near Lower Sabie, usually the just disappear into the bush. . .

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Re: Slender Mongoose

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:37 pm

Seen in Kruger in May this year.

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