Marsh mongoose (Atilax paludinosus)
|Also known as:||water mongoose|
- Marsh mongooses spend a lot of their time in or near water in search of food
- Marsh mongooses can swim well, using the tail as a rudder
- A solitary species, marsh mongooses usually only meet during the breeding season
The marsh mongoose is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (July, 2012)