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Galerella sanguinea.jpg
Slender Mongoose
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: Galerella
Gray, 1864

Galerella flavescens
Galerella ochracea
Galerella pulverulenta
Galerella sanguinea

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Galerella ranges

Galerella is a genus of mongooses native to Africa commonly called the slender mongooses.[1]

There are four species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ a b c Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 532–628. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.