| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||30 - 45 cms (12 - 18 inches)
||9 - 23 cms (3.5 - 9 inches)
||1 - 2.2 Kgs (2.2 - 4.9 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Up to 12 Yrs (in Captivity)
Gambian Mongoose are stocky compared to other species of mongoose. The have a body length between 30 and 45 cms (12 - 18 inches), a tail length between 9 and 23 cms (3.5 - 9 inches) and they weigh between 1 and 2.2 kgs (2.2 - 4.9 lbs).
Gambian Mongoose can be found in woodlands, savannahs and grasslands of west Africa.
Gambian Mongoose forage in social groups during the day and they mainly feed on invertebrates.
Little is known about reproduction in Gambian Mongoose.
There is little information about predators of Gambian Mongoose but it is thought that birds of prey are among their main predators.
There are no subspecies of the Gambian Mongoose.