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Uploaded on Sunday 06 Oct 2013 by Peter Prokosch

Common Dwarf Mongoose (Helogale parvula), Ambolesi National Park, Kenya

Year: 2013
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The common dwarf mongoose is primarily found in dry grassland, open forests, and bush land, up to 2,000 m in altitude. It is especially common in areas with many termite mounds, their favorite sleeping place. The species avoids dense forests and deserts. The common dwarf mongoose can also be found in the surroundings of settlements, and can become quite tame.Dwarf mongoose from the Sabi Sands region of South Africa. The species ranges from East to southern Central Africa, from Eritrea and Ethiopia to the Transvaal in South Africa.
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