Recent records and distribution of the Indian Brown Mongoose Herpestes fuscus Gray, 1837 (Mammalia: Carnivora: Herpestidae) from the southern Western Ghats, India

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R. Sreehari
Sandeep Das
M. Gnanakumar
K. P. Rajkumar
K. A. Sreejith
Navaneeth Kishor
Dhaneesh Bhaskar
P. S. Easa
P. O. Nameer

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We are reporting four new records of Brown Mongoose Herpestes fuscus Gray, 1837 from four protected areas in Western Ghats including Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Tiger Reserve and Pampadum Shola National Park and one new site record outside a protected area from Pambanar Tea plantation in Idukki dt. situated in Kerala part of southern Western Ghats. An updated distribution map of Brown Mongoose in Western Ghats is presented here.  

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Sreehari, R., Das, S., Gnanakumar, M., Rajkumar, K.P., Sreejith, K.A., Kishor, N., Bhaskar, D., Easa, P.S. and Nameer, P.O. 2016. Recent records and distribution of the Indian Brown Mongoose Herpestes fuscus Gray, 1837 (Mammalia: Carnivora: Herpestidae) from the southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 11 (Sep. 2016), 9367–9370. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2347.8.11.9367-9370.
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