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Jackson's Mongoose

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







Latin Name Bdeogale jacksoni
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location Africa
Colour Greyish/Brown
Length 37.5 - 60 cms (15 - 24 inches)
Tail 17.5 - 37.5 cms (6.8 - 14.7 inches)
Weight 0.9 - 3 Kgs (2 - 6.6 lbs)
Life Expectancy

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Main Characteristics

Jackson's Mongoose have a body length between 37.5 and 60 cms (15 - 24 inches), a tail length between 17.5 and 37.5 cms (6.8 - 14.7 inches) and they weigh between 0.9 and 3 kgs (2 - 6.6 lbs). They are greyish brown in colour and they have black legs.

Habitat

Jackson's Mongoose can be found in the tropical forests of south eastern Uganda to central Kenya, Africa.

Diet

Jackson's Mongoose mainly feed on insects.

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of Jackson's Mongoose.

Interesting Facts

Jackson's Mongoose are also known as:
Black-Legged Mongoose

Very little is known about Jackson's Mongoose.

Similar Animals

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

 


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