Main Characteristics: Black-Footed Mongoose have a body length between 37.5 and 60 cms (15 - 24 inches), a tail length between 17.5 and 37.5 cms (6.8 - 14.7 inches) and they weigh between 0.9 and 3 kgs (2 - 6.6 lbs). They are greyish brown in colour and they have black legs.
Habitat: Black-Footed Mongoose can be found in the tropical forests of central Africa. They are mainly solitary but can sometimes be seen in pairs.
Diet: Black-Footed Mongoose mainly feed on insects such as ants, small vertebrates and carrion.
Subspecies: There are no subspecies of the Black-Footed Mongoose.