JOHN DEVRIES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JOHN DEVRIES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo). This species is commonly found in areas with many termite mounds, which are used as a source of food and housing. The Banded mongoose roams in large family groups during the day, which consist of one dominant male and three or four dominant females. Only the dominant females are allowed to produce offspring. Photographed in Madagascar.
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