Ethiopian dwarf mongoose

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Ethiopian Dwarf Mongoose
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: 'Helogale'
Species: ''H. hirtula''
Binomial name
Helogale hirtula
Thomas, 1904
Ethiopian dwarf mongoose range

The Ethiopian dwarf mongoose (Helogale hirtula), also known as the desert dwarf mongoose or Somali dwarf mongoose, is a mongoose found in eastern Africa, particularly Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia.


  1. ^ Template:IUCN2008 Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern

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