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1 The Mongoose By Hee-Yon Class 4A 2008

2 The White Tailed Mongoose
Introducing the Mongoose. The Mongoose is a small, meat-eating mammal with a sleek body. The Mongoose is well known for its ability to kill snakes. Their scientific name is Cynictis Penicillata. There are about 38 species of mongoose. Here are some: The Dwarf Mongoose The Banded Mongoose The Yellow Mongoose The Egyptian Mongoose The White Tailed Mongoose White Tailed Mongoose Banded Mongoose The Egyptian Mongoose

3 Length and Height Body Tail
Their tail is 6 to 21 inches (15-53 cm) long. They range from about 8 to 25 inches (20-64 cm) long

4 Body Parts It has a tapered snout, sharp teeth and short feet. It has sharp claws, which it uses to dig burrows and to scratch the ground for insects to eat, and to catch prey. Its fur is gray or brown with a small bit of grey.

5 Lifespan Classification
Don’t we live long? Ten to twenty years in captivity Fifteen to thirty four years in the wild Lifespan Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammilia Order: Carnivora Family: Herpestidae Group names: Mongaggles Classification

6 Habitat The Mongoose lives in forests, marshes, grasslands and deserts. They are found in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Hawaii and Egypt. They live in burrows underground.

7 Food Web of the Mongoose

8 Photo Gallery

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