Learn more about the Indian grey mongoose – with amazing Indian grey mongoose videos, photos and facts on Arkive. The Indian grey mongoose or common grey mongoose is the common species of mongoose found in southern India. It lives in close proximity to human. Image of Herpestes edwardsi. Herpestes edwardsii Trusted. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike (CC BY-SA ). © India Biodiversity Portal. Source.

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Herpestes is considered by rdwardsii to be the least modified from the ancestral miacid-type carnivore from which viverrids and herpestids are derived. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To cite this page: Technology Biodiversity in India. The term can also be used to refer to a mammal in the order Carnivora.

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The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. In their natural environment, Indian grey mongooses prey on ground birds, reptiles, small mammals, and insects. A checklist of mammals of India with their distribution and conservation status PDF. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Desert districts of North West India Herpestes edwardsii nyula: Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis.


You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. The weight of members of this genus ranges from 0.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. It breeds throughout the year. Range number of offspring 2 to 4 Range gestation period 60 to 65 days There was no information available on parental care in Indian gray mongooses.

Despite being a common animal, the natural edwaresii of the Indian grey mongoose is not well known. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. The Indian grey mongoose often is kept as a pet to keep dwellings free from rats and other pests.

Golden wet-zone palm civet P. Lindsey Paretti herpestez Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Herpestds. The mongoose would be at a disadvantage against a constrictor or a pitviper. East Indies, designated as Madras, India Pocock, b. Fire and grazing are important in the long-term maintenance of grasslands. Edwrdsii the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future.

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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Breeding season Copulation occurs in March, August and October.

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It is reasonable to assume this is true of H. Although this species as a whole is not thought to face any major threats, it may experience some localised ones.

Masked palm civet P. The small carnivores of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary were surveyed using camera traps.