Photographer: Grigory Morozov
Giant-Striped Mongoose Range Map (Madagascar)
Grey with Dark Stripes
32 - 40 cms (12.6 - 15.7 inches)
28 - 30 cms (11 - 12 inches)
0.5 - 0.6 Kgs (1.1 - 1.3 lbs)
Giant-Striped Mongoose have a body length between 32 and 40 cms (12.6 - 15.7 inches), a tail length between 28 and 30 cms (11 - 12 inches) and they weight between 0.5 and 0.6 kgs (1.1 - 1.3 lbs).
They are pale grey/brown in colour with 8 dark stripes on their back and sides.
Giant-Striped Mongoose can be found in south western Madagascar.
Giant-Striped Mongoose mainly eat small
, but they have been known to eat
Giant-Striped Mongoose usually produce a single youngster each summer.
There are no
of the Giant-Striped Mongoose.
Giant-Striped Mongoose are also known as:
Malagasy Giant-Striped Mongoose
was named after Alfred Grandidier
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