Herpestes ichneumon

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Noun1.Herpestes ichneumon - northern African mongooseHerpestes ichneumon - northern African mongoose; in ancient times thought to devour crocodile eggs
mongoose - agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents
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Species Status in the FRs Arctocebus calabarensis rare Cephalophus niger very rare Herpestes ichneumon rare Funisciurus sp.
Maingon et al., "The Egyptian mongoose, Herpestes ichneumon, is a possible reservoir host of visceral Leishmaniasis in eastern Sudan," Parasitology, vol.
El segundo ensamble se compone de cinco especies: el lince iberico (Lynx pardinus), el zorro europeo (Vulpes vulpes), el tejon (Meles meles), el meloncillo (Herpestes ichneumon) y la gineta (Genetta genetta).
We report the first isolation of Rickettsia sibirica (strain mongolotimonae) from the blood of a patient and detection by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of the rickettsia in a Rhipicephalus pusillus tick collected from a dead mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) in the Alentejo region, Portugal.