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Indian Gray Mongoose

Herpestes edwardsi (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1818)

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Herpestes edwardsi (Indian Gray Mongoose) is a species of mammals in the family mongooses. It is listed in CITES Appendix III. It is found in the Palearctic and the Indo-Malayan Realm. Indian Gray Mongoose is a diurnal insectivore. Individuals can grow to 1324 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Indian Gray Mongoose relies 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/10277/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Indian Gray Mongoose. View this species on GBIF