IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

Distribution

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Giant-striped mongooses (Galidictis grandidieri) are found in the spiny desert region of southwestern Madagascar, also known as the Didlerea-Euphorbia thicket. At one time they were found in the Itampolo area and were thought to exist in the Mahafaly Plateau region also. Most recently, they were found in the Tsimanampetsotsa Reserve. The total area of occupation by this species is documented at 43,200 ha.

Biogeographic Regions: ethiopian (Native )

Other Geographic Terms: island endemic

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