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Pousargues's Mongoose

Pousargues's Mongoose Range Map (Africa)
Pousargues's Mongoose Range Map (Africa)

Latin Name Dologale dybowskii
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location Africa
Colour Brown
Length 25 - 33 cms (9.8 - 13 inches)
Tail 16 - 23 cms (6.3 - 9 inches)
Weight 300 - 400 g (10.6 - 14.1 oz)
Life Expectancy


Main Characteristics

Pousargues's Mongoose have a body length between 25 and 33 cms (9.8 - 13 inches), a tail length between 16 and 23 cms (6.3 - 9 inches) and they weigh between 300 and 400 g (10.6 - 14.1 oz).

They are brown in colour with their underside and face being grey. They have a bushy tail and strong claws on their front feet.


Pousargues's Mongoose can be found in a variety of habitats in central Africa.


There are no subspecies of Pousargues's Mongoose.

Interesting Facts

Pousargues's Mongoose are also known as:
Pousargues' Mongoose
African Tropical Savannah Mongoose

Little else is known about Pousargues's Mongoose but it is assumed its habits etc. are similar to those of other species of mongoose.

Similar Animals

Bushy-Tailed Mongoose
Black-Footed Mongoose
Marsh Mongoose
Yellow Mongoose
Jackson's Mongoose
Slender Mongoose
Dwarf Mongoose


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