Narrow-Striped Mongoose Range Map (Madagascar)
Beige with Dark Stripes
25 - 35 cms (9.8 - 13.8 inches)
23 - 27 cms (9 - 10.6 inches)
0.6 - 0.7 Kgs (1.3 - 1.5 lbs)
Narrow-Striped Mongoose have a body length between 25 and 35 cms (9.8 - 13.8 inches), a tail length between 23 and 27 cms (9 - 10.6 inches) and they weigh between 0.6 and 0.7 kgs (1.3 - 1.5 lbs).
They are beige in colour with 8 - 10 dark stripes on their back and sides.
Narrow-Striped Mongoose can be found in the open savannas of western Madagascar.
Narrow-Striped Mongoose manly feed on insects but they will also eat eggs, and small
between 90 and 105 days, Narrow-Striped Mongoose give birth to a single cub. After 2 months the young are
and they disperse at 2 years of age.
of the Narrow-Striped Mongoose are:
Mungotictis decemlineata decemlineata
Mungotictis decemlineata lineatus
Narrow-Striped Mongoose are also known as:
Boky-boky (pronounced BOO-ky BOO-ky)
Malagasy Narrow-Striped Mongoose
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