Herpestes ichneumon (Large grey mongoose)

Egyptian mongoose, ichneumon mongoose [English]; grootgrysmuishond [Afrikaans]; Ichneumon [German]; mangouste ichneumon [French]; nguchiro [Swahili]; inhlangala [isiZulu]; moselamotlhaka [Setswana]

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Herpestes ichneumon (Large grey mongoose)

Large grey mongoose, Arabella Golf Estate, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ]

 


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