Somali dwarf mongoose (Helogale hirtula)

Also known as: desert dwarf mongoose, Ethiopian dwarf mongoose
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyHerpestidae
GenusHelogale (1)
Top facts

The Somali dwarf mongoose is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the Somali dwarf mongoose (Helogale hirtula) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org