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Indian Mongoose

Herpestes javanicus (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1818)

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Herpestes javanicus (Indian Mongoose) is a species of mammals in the family mongooses. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to Asia, Malaysia, Nepal, Iraq, China, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Bangladesh, Laos, Iran, Pakistan, and Singapore. They are solitary, diurnal omnivores. Individuals are known to live for 120 months and can grow to 280.02 mm. Reproduction is dioecious. They rely on running to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/6973/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Indian mongoose. View this species on GBIF