Dwarf Mongoose “beds”

Dwarf Mongooses live in Africa. Wikipedia says they sleep at night in…

  • “disused” termite mounds
  • rock piles
  • hollow trees

… along with other such cubby hole hideouts in their part of Africa. Continue reading

Dwarf Mongoose videos on Facebook page of
Limpopo Dwarf Mongoose Research
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Clumsy baby Dwarf Mongoose

Baby Dwarf Mongoose

Mongooses and Meerkats

If you study these two species:

Dwarf Mongoose (Helogale parvula)
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta)

… you will find that they have several things in common. Continue reading

It is the hardest thing in the world to frighten a mongoose, because he is eaten up from nose to tail with curiosity. The motto of all the mongoose family is, “Run and find out”; and Rikki-tikki was a true mongoose.

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— Rudyard Kipling, “Rikki Tikki Tavi

Super short: Dwarf Mongoose leaping!

Dwarf Mongoose Leaping

An old animal classic on YouTube

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