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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by JoyceW » Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:40 pm

Very exciting to spot little animals as well. Also seen in May.
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:28 am

Love these little creatures :D

Photogenic, even for MM.

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Unread post by Wild about cats » Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:42 pm

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Richprins » Sun May 08, 2011 6:35 pm

Some youngsters on the S-114 near the Timfenene turnoff:


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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Bundi » Tue May 10, 2011 8:56 pm

Excellent pictures everyone.

SO and I play a game in the car where points are awarded for each sighting and at the end of the day there is always only one winner. We have come to know that spotting a dwarf mongoose ALWAYS is a bad omen for points. Without fail the first person to spot one of these will not win the day.

Lovely as they are, they have never brought luck..................but I still love to see them.

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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by cheetah2111 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:01 pm

They always shoot off into the grass before you can get a pic!
But on the rare occassion a Lucy Mongoosy does stick around for :cam:
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Great Dane » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:41 pm

Unlikely visitor to this Dwarf Mongoose colony. All parties seemed very relaxed, and all though the book says Lizards are part of these Mongooses diet I guess this one was just too big. Wonder what the Lizard was doing there though :?:
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Re: Mongoose, Dwarf

Unread post by Johann » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:28 am

The first time one posed for me longer than two seconds enabling me to get some shots off. This was the best of the batch.

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