Somalian slender mongoose

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Somalian slender mongoose[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: Galerella
Species: G. ochracea
Binomial name
Galerella ochracea
(Gray, 1848)
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Somalian slender mongoose range

The Somalian slender mongoose (Galerella ochracea) is a small mammal found in Somalia and adjacent regions.[1] It is a small to medium-sized carnivoran, averaging about 0.6 kg (1.3 lbs) in weight.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Wozencraft, W.C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 532–628. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Kingdon, Jonathan et al; Mammals of Africa, Volumes 1-6 pp303
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