Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Order : Carnivora
Family : Herpestidae
Subfamily : Herpestinae
Species : Rhynchogale melleri
The Meller's 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 MellerA Meller group is called a 'mongeese or mongaggle'.
CountriesCongo, Democratic Republic of the, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Facts about the Meller's mongoose
The rare Mellerâ€™s mongoose is occasionally seen on night game-drives, as are the more common large-spotted genet and white-tailed mongoose.
The rare Meller's mongoose is occasionally seen after dark at Bongani in South Africa. (Full text)More animals beginning with M