Dwarf Mongoose is commonly found Savannas, thicket and woodlands, typically with numerous termitaries for shelter. Although they survive seasonally waterless periods, they avoid very arid, open country.
The Dwarf mongoose is easily distinguished by its small size, rather infantile features, smooth, finely grizzled coat and its diurnal and social habits. The collouring is extremely varied, ranging from tan, yellowish and orangey red to dark brown and black.
Mainly invertebrates, notably crickets and grasshoppers, termites, scorpions and spiders. They are able to follow some rodents down their burrows and have a substantial impact on rodent population within their foraging area.
They live in groups of over 8 individuals range(2-20), with more female than male and fluctuating numbersof young.
The gestation period lasts for 53 days and 1-6 young ones are born.
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