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The stripe-necked mongoose Herpestes vitticollis is the largest mongoose found in India. It is endemic to the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka. The colour of the pelage varies from rich rufous in wetter regions to greyish red in drier parts of its distribution range. They are usually seen along rivers, streams and swamps.
The stripe-necked mongoose Herpestes vitticollis is the largest mongoose found in India. It is endemic to the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka. The colour of the pelage varies from rich rufous in wetter regions to greyish red in drier parts of its distribution range. They are usually seen along rivers, streams and swamps.


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