Cape Gray Mongoose [Galerella pulverulenta]
Grey Mongoose males are larger than females at 500 – 1000 grams. Total body length varies from 550 mm to 690 mm. Tail length between 200-340 mm. The body is uniform light to dark grizzled grey. Species in the northwest are darker, almost brown-black. Bushy tails, same colour as the body coats, are always held horizontal to the ground. Legs are dark brown, almost black. Muzzles are relatively long.