| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||30 - 45 cms (12 - 18 inches)
||15 - 25 cms (6 - 10 inches)
||0.45 - 1.4 Kgs (1 - 3 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Flat-Headed Kusimanse have a body length between 30 and 45 cms (12 - 18 inches), a tail length between 15 and 25 cms (6 - 10 inches) and they weigh between 0.45 - 1.4 kgs (1 - 3 lbs).
They are brown/grey in colour and they have a slender body with a short, tapering tail. Their head is long and slender and they have small, rounded ears.
Flat-Headed Kusimanse can be found in the forests on the west coast of central Africa.
Kusimanse feed on insects, grubs, crabs, small rodents, small reptiles and fruits.
Little is known about reproduction in Flat-Headed Kusimanse. it is believed to be similar to that of the common kusimanse.
Larger carnivores and birds of prey are predators of Kusimanse.
There are no subspecies of the Flat-Headed Kusimanse.
Flat-Headed Kusimanse are also known as:
Crossarchus is a genus of mongoose, commonly referred to as the Kusimanse or dwarf mongoose.