IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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The Malagasy narrow-striped mongoose has a rather restricted distribution in western Madagascar, being endemic to the seasonal dry forests of the central and southern Menabe regions (1) (2) (6). M. d. decemlineata is thought to occur from the Tsiribihina River in the north to the Mangoky River in the south, while M. d. lineata is believed to occur further south, with the only known specimens thought to have been collected south of Toliara and from Lac Tsimanampetsotsa (1) (2) (7).


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