Pousargues's mongoose

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Pousargues' mongoose
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: Dologale
Thomas, 1920
Species: D. dybowskii
Binomial name
Dologale dybowskii
Pousargues, 1893
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Pousargues's mongoose range

The Pousargues's mongoose (Dologale dybowskii), also known as the African tropical savannah mongoose, is the only species in the genus Dologale.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The Pousargue's mongoose is native to open savanna areas of northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, western Uganda, South Sudan, and Central African Republic.[2][3]

Conservation status[edit]

The Pousargues's mongoose is listed as data deficient by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), with an unknown population trend.[1]


  1. ^ a b Stuart, C., Stuart, T. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). "Dologale dybowskii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 March 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient
  2. ^ R. F. Ewer (1 January 1998). The Carnivores. Cornell University Press. p. 403. ISBN 0-8014-8493-6. 
  3. ^ Don E. Wilson; DeeAnn M. Reeder (16 November 2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. JHU Press. p. 564. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.