| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||39 - 47 cm (15.3 - 18.5 inches)
||28 - 40 cm (11 - 15.7 inches)
||1.4 - 2.2 Kgs (3 - 4.9 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Selous' Mongoose have a body length between 39 and 47 cms (15.3 - 18.5 inches), a tail length between 28 and 40 cms (11 - 15.7 inches) and they weigh between 1.4 and 2.2 kgs (3 - 4.9 lbs).
They are grizzled tawny/grey in colour with a pale coloured underside and black feet. Their long tail has a white tip.
Selous' Mongoose can be found in the woodlands and scrub of southern Africa.
Selous' Mongoose feed on lizards, frogs, birds, small rodents and insects.
They produce litters of 2 - 4 young.
Subspecies of the Selous' Mongoose include:
Paracynictis selousi bechuanae
Paracynictis selousi ngamiensis
Paracynictis selousi selousi
Paracynictis selousi sengaani
Selous' Mongoose are also known as:
Little is known about the behaviour of the Selous' Mongoose