Tuesday 21 May
Crab-eating mongoose (Herpestes urva)
- Living up to its name, the crab-eating mongoose predates crabs, but will also feed on fish, frogs, molluscs, insects and crayfish.
- The crab-eating mongoose is semi-aquatic and a very good swimmer.
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Crab-eating mongoose description
Information on the crab-eating mongoose (Herpestes urva) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.Top
Crab-eating mongoose status
The crab-eating mongoose is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).Top
This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
IUCN Red List (April, 2012)
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