| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
|| South East Asia
||35 - 40 cms (13.8 - 15.7 inches)
||25 cms (9.8 inches)
||1.4 Kgs (3 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Short-Tailed Mongoose have a body length between 35 and 40 cms (13.8 - 15.7 inches), a tail length of approximately 25 cms (9.8 inches) and they weigh around 1.4 kgs (3 lbs). They are brown to black in colour with black legs.
Short-Tailed Mongoose can be found in the rainforests of south east Asia. They usually inhabit areas close to a water source.
Subspecies of the Short-Tailed Mongoose include:
Herpestes brachyurus brachyurus
Herpestes brachyurus hosei
Herpestes brachyurus javanensis
Herpestes brachyurus palawanus
Herpestes brachyurus parvus
Herpestes brachyurus sumatrius
Little is known about the behaviour of the Short-Tailed Mongoose.
Indian Brown Mongoose
Indian Grey Mongoose