Definition of banded mongoose
- Banded mongooses live in extended-family groups, with as many as ten females breeding at the same time.
- —Harvey Leifert, Natural History, October 2008
- Now a study of wild banded mongooses (Mungos mungo) shows that pups copy [foraging] skills from “teenage” males who act as escorts.
- —New Scientist, 17 July 2010