Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Common mongoose

Common mongoose (Herpestes edwardsi).

They feed on mice, rats, lizards, snakes, beetles, bird eggs, fruits, berries, and roots, grasshoppers, scorpions, centipedes, frogs, crabs, and fish.

Habitat: They can be seen in cultivated fields or in broken, bushy vegetation, open areas, grasslands, and scrub.

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