Dietary habits of the Black-legged mongoose Bdeogale nigripes (Mammalia: Carnivora) in the rainforest of Southeastern Nigeria

  title={Dietary habits of the Black-legged mongoose Bdeogale nigripes (Mammalia: Carnivora) in the rainforest of Southeastern Nigeria},
  author={Francesco Maria Angelici},
  journal={Italian Journal of Zoology},
  pages={544 - 551}
  • F. Angelici
  • Published 2 October 2014
  • Biology
  • Italian Journal of Zoology
Abstract The Black-legged mongoose Bdeogale nigripes is a poorly studied carnivore (family Herperstidae) found only in Central African rainforests. In Southeastern Nigeria, its known range is strictly limited to the localities close to the Cameroon border and just east of the Cross River. This article reports some original data on the diet of B. nigripes, the first objectively positive data on this species according to the analysis of their stomach contents. Moreover, these are the first data… 
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