African Mongoose

African Mongoose

The dwarf mongoose eats insects, small lizards and snakes as well as eggs.  You probably remember Rudyard Kipling’s story of “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the mongoose that saved a family from a cobra snake; although that story took place in India.

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Thus guy was up in a tree when we passed by.  Probably looking for insects to snack on.

Next are the Canine species found in Africa

Canines of Africa

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