Mongoose

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Mongoose Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents

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  • agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents

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Mongoose Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Herpestinae

A mongoose (plural Mongooses, alternatively Mongeese) is a member of the family Herpestidae, a family of small cat-like carnivores. Mongooses are widely distributed in Asia, Africa the Caribbean, and southern Europe.



Mongoose Sample Sentences in News


  • Mighty ‘Mongoose
    Peyton Frolek, center, may be one of the smallest players on the court, but she still leads Lidgerwood-Wyndmere in assists and is the third leading rebounder. Read more on this news related to 'Mongoose'
  • The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Fossa
    The fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) is the largest carnivorous mammal on the island of Madagascar. They can reach nearly six feet in length, with half of that due to their long tails. They look like a cross between a cat, a dog, and a mongoose. Fossas have slender bodies, muscular limbs, and short, reddish-brown coats. They […] The post The Creature Feature: 10 Fun F Read more on this news related to 'Mongoose'
  • MANVILLE: Boy's bicycle found near pistol range
    A black BMX Mongoose boy’s bicycle was found in a field near the pistol range off Manville Avenue on Dec. 8. The bicycle was secured and tagged and a property report was completed. Read more on this news related to 'Mongoose'

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