Pousargues's mongoose

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Pousargues's mongoose

Order : Carnivora
Family : Herpestidae
Subfamily : Herpestinae
Species : Dologale dybowskii


The Pousargues' mongoose is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Pousargues
A Pousargues group is called a 'mongeese or mongaggle'.

Facts about the Pousargues's mongoose

Dologale dybowskii is found in Africa in the Central African Republic, northeast Zaire, southern Sudan, and throughout western Uganda (Nowak, 1999).

The rare Pousargue’s mongoose (Dologale dybowskii) is also nearly endemic, living here and in the Victoria Basin Forest-Savanna Mosaic (IUCN 1992). (Full text)

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