Alexander's kusimanse

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Alexander's Kusimanse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Genus: Crossarchus
Species: C. alexandri
Binomial name
Crossarchus alexandri
Thomas & Wroughton, 1907
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Alexander's kusimanse range

Mungos alexandri

Alexander's kusimanse (Crossarchus alexandri) is a species of small mongoose that is found in the countries of Central African Republic, Uganda, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Little is known about the species, but it is known to share range with the Angolan kusimanse (Crossarchus ansorgei). It grows to 12-18 inches long, and 1-3 pounds in weight.


  1. ^ Van Rompaey, H. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). Crossarchus alexandri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 22 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern

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