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Mammals

Common
Mongoose

Least Concern

Stable

Common Mongoose

Herpestes edwardsii

Indian Grey Mongoose

Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    জাতি নেউল
  • Bengali:
    পাতি বেজি, নেইল, বড় বেজি, নেউল
  • Hindi:
    नेवला
  • Kannada:
    ಮುಂಗಸಿ
  • Malayalam:
    കീരി
  • Marathi:
    मुंगूस
  • Nepali:
    ठुलो न्याउरीमुसा
  • Punjabi:
    ਨਿਓਲਾ
  • Tamil:
    கீரி
  • Telugu:
    ముంగిస
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Taxanomy

CARNIVORA
HERPESTIDAE
Herpestes edwardsii

Quick Facts
  • It is a state animal of Chandigarh.
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