Herpestes nyula


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Herpestes nyula - keen-sighted viverrine of southern Asia about the size of a ferretHerpestes nyula - keen-sighted viverrine of southern Asia about the size of a ferret; often domesticated
mongoose - agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents
References in periodicals archive ?
CA using lithium chloride or estrogens to induce sickness has been investigated as a way to: reduce depredation by coyotes, resolve nuisance feeding by black bears (Ursus americanus; Ternent and Garshelis 1999), and curtail egg predation by raccoons (Procyon lotor), skunks (Mephitis mephitis), mongooses (Herpestes nyula), and ravens and crows (Corvus spp.; e.g., Nicolaus and Nellis 1987; Nicolaus et al.