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Javan Mongoose

Herpestes javanicus (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1818)

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