Meller's mongoose

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Meller's mongoose

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 Meller
A Meller group is called a 'mongeese or mongaggle'.

Facts about the Meller's mongoose

The rare Meller’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)

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