Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Herpestinae — the white-tailed mongoose.

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Examples

  • In the lower forest and bamboo zone mammals include the giant forest hog Hylochoerus meinertzhageni, tree hyrax Dendrohyrax arboreus, white-tailed mongoose Ichneumia albicauda, elephant Loxodonta africana, black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis, suni Neotragus moschatus, black-fronted duiker Cephalophus nigrifrons and leopard Panthera pardus (which has also been seen in the alpine zone).

    Mount Kenya National Park and National Forest, Kenya

  • These include serval (Felis serval), caracal (F. caracal), large spotted genet (Genetta tigrina), honey badger (Mellivora capensis) and the white-tailed mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda).

    Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets

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