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Selous' Mongoose
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: Paracynictis
Species: P. selousi
Binomial name
Paracynictis selousi
de Winton, 1896

Selous' Mongoose (Paracynictis selousi) is a carnivore of southern Africa. It is tawny grey and feeds on insects, lizards, frogs, birds, and small rodents. Much of its social habits are unknown. [2]


  1. ^ Stuart, C., Stuart, T. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). Paracynictis selousi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern
  2. ^ "Selous' Mongoose". Lioncrusher's Domain. 2006.  


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