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Tsavo East NP, Kenya (Google, OSM) Details Hide details

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Very large group = 20+.

The common dwarf mongoose and Somali dwarf mongoose overlap in W Kenya, but I've never seen a Somali dwarf so am a little unsure of distinguishing marks in such a variable colored species. Dark color makes me lean common dwarf.

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Helogale - Photo (c) Arno & Louise, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
muir's ID: Genus Helogale, a member of Mongooses (Family Herpestidae)
Posted by muir almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Helogale - Photo (c) Arno & Louise, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
allenratzlaff's ID: Genus Helogale, a member of Mongooses (Family Herpestidae)
Posted by allenratzlaff over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Helogale - Photo (c) Arno & Louise, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
muir's ID: Genus Helogale, a member of Mongooses (Family Herpestidae)
Helogale - Photo (c) Arno & Louise, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Genus Helogale, a member of Mongooses (Family Herpestidae)
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