Ethiopian dwarf mongoose

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Ethiopian dwarf mongoose
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: Helogale
Species: H. hirtula
Binomial name
Helogale hirtula
Thomas, 1904
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Ethiopian dwarf mongoose range

The Ethiopian dwarf mongoose (Helogale hirtula), also known as the desert dwarf mongoose or Somali dwarf mongoose, is a mongoose found in eastern Africa, particularly Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia.

References

  1. ^ Kingdon, J.; Van Rompaey, J. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). "Helogale hirtula". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 March 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern


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