Cynictis penicillata (Yellow mongoose)

bushy-tailed mongoose [English]; geelmuishond, rooimeerkat, witkwasmuishond [Afrikaans]; Fuchsmanguste [German]; mangouste fauve [French]; pipi [Sepedi] [Sesotho]; mofs, mofse, mof, moa, mo, mosw, ramofse, ramofs, ramoswe [Setswana]; |Apa |b [Nama] [Damara]

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Cynictis penicillata (Yellow mongoose) Cynictis penicillata (Yellow mongoose)
Cynictis penicillata (Yellow mongoose)

Yellow mongoose, Benfontein Game Reserve, Kimberley, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ]

Top right: Yellow mongoose, Botanical Garden of North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Bottom right: Yellow mongoose, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa. [both photos Peet van Schalkwyk , see also scienceanimations.com]

 


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