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Brown-Tailed Mongoose

Brown-Tailed Mongoose Range Map (Madagascar)
Brown-Tailed Mongoose Range Map (Madagascar)






Latin Name Salanoia concolor
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location Madagascar
Colour Brown
Length 25 - 30 cm (9.8 - 11.8 inches)
Tail 20 - 25 cm (7.9 - 9.8 inches)
Weight -
Life Expectancy

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Main Characteristics

Brown-Tailed Mongoose have a body length between 25 and 30 cms (9.8 - 11.8 inches) and a tail length between 20 and 25 cms (7.9 - 9.8 inches).

They are mainly brown in colour with dark or pale coloured spots.

Habitat

Brown-Tailed Mongoose can be found in the forests of north eastern Madagascar.

Diet

Brown-Tailed Mongoose mainly feed on insects, but they will also eat frogs, small lizards, rodents and fruit.

Breeding


Predators


Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Brown-Tailed Mongoose.

Interesting Facts

Brown-Tailed Mongoose are also known as:
Malagasy Brown-Tailed Mongoose
Salano

Similar Animals

Ring-Tailed Mongoose
Giant-Striped Mongoose
Broad-Striped Mongoose
Narrow-Striped Mongoose
Fossa
Falanouc
Malagasy Civet

 


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