October 21, 2011
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A dwarf mongoose surveys its new exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo. Photo by Julie Larsen Maher © WCS.
Dwarf mongoose inhabit the grasslands of southern Africa. They are Africa’s smallest carnivore.
The individual pictured above lives in a new exhibit at Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo. It is part of a family of six previously lived at WCS's Central Park Zoo.
The dwarf mongoose is not considered endangered.