- Indian Gray Mongoose
name = Indian Gray Mongoose
status = LR/lc | status_system = IUCN2.3
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
genus = "
species = "H. edwardsii"
binomial = "Herpestes edwardsii"
binomial_authority = É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818
The Indian Gray Mongoose or Common Grey Mongoose ("Herpestes edwardsii") is a species of
mongoosefound in southern India. They are found in scrub forest and may also be seen within cities. They can grow to about 2 feet long and are often seen in small family parties.
They are known for killing poisonous snakes.
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