Yellow Mongoose (Cynictis penicillata)

Yellow Mongoose

The Yellow Mongoose (Cynictis penicillata), also known as the Red Meerkat, grows to be about 65 to 85 cm in length and weighs between .450 and .900 kg. It has a triangular shaped face with a pointed snout. Southern Yellow Mongooses are larger, have yellow or reddish fur, longer fur, and a longer tail with a characteristic white tip. … the article….. Yellow Mongoose (Cynictis penicillata)