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Mongooses live in Asia, Africa, and southern Europe, as well as some Caribbean islands, where they are introduced species.

Mongooses mostly feed on insects, crabs, earthworms, lizards, snakes, chickens, and rodents. However, they also eat eggs and carrion. Some species, such as the Indian Mongoose, are popularly used to fight and kill venomous snakes, even king cobras.

Some species of mongoose are fairly intelligent and can be taught simple tricks, which has led to a number of them being domesticated, often kept as pets to control vermin.

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eggs, chickens, crabs, snakes, mongoose, rodents, caribbean, lizards, carrion, earthworms, cobras, mongooses, europe, insect, asia, africa

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  • jdmphotography
    jdmphotographyabout 6 years ago

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  • digitalmidge
    digitalmidgeabout 6 years ago

    Aw, these are the cutest Mongeese I have ever seen…wow…love the shot – great one ;-)

  • Jacqueline Baker
    Jacqueline Bakerabout 6 years ago

    I agree this is fantastic!! Just look at their inquisitive little faces….love it!

  • brirose55
    brirose55about 6 years ago

    brilliant

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 6 years ago

    More brilliant images- and enjoy the information- excellent work!

  • cherokee
    cherokeeabout 6 years ago

    awwww im in lub….

  • Stormygirl
    Stormygirlabout 6 years ago

    Very cute.

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottabout 6 years ago

    yep, too cute. nice shot

  • Umbra101
    Umbra101about 6 years ago

    awsome creatures, nice group shot

  • jdmphotography
    jdmphotographyabout 6 years ago

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