P1090428 P1090429
Photo © Matt Muir, some rights reserved
Tsavo East NP, Kenya (Google, OSM)
-3.1349, 38.6466
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Description

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.

Sep. 22, 2011 07:54:44 -0400
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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 about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Helogale - Photo (c) Arno & Louise, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
johnratzlaff's ID: Genus Helogale, a member of Mongooses (Family Herpestidae)
Posted by johnratzlaff 7 months 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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