Dwarf Mongoose

Helogale parvula


Habitat: Savanna woodland with termite mounds and/or rocky sites

Weight: Male & Female: 200-350 grams

Diet: Carnivore — Mostly insects, some scorpions, reptiles, and small invertebrates

Lifespan: 18 years

Gestation Period: 1.5 months

Threats: No major threats

Three inquisitive dwarf mongooses investigate their surroundings together..

Three inquisitive dwarf mongooses investigate their surroundings together..