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Table 1 Banded mongoose population density, group size, and home range size in 7 ecosystems

From: Association with humans and seasonality interact to reverse predictions for animal space use

Country Site Densitya Group sizebc nd Home rangee nd Study
Uganda QENPf   (max = 32)     [87]
   17 14 (11 – 23) 6 g80 (38 – 130) 5 [45]
    14 (9 – 20) 14    [40]
    18 (9 – 27) 6    [42]
   16 12 (10 – 14) 10 76 (62 – 97) 10 [28]
   28   14    [88]
    g14 (3 – 36) 10    [89]
    g(8 – 44) 7    [90]
    16 (10 – 23) 8 g88 (30 – 132) 8 [91]
    g(7 – 44) 6    [92]
Tanzania SNPh 0.5      [47]
   2 g15 (4 – 29)     [47]
Botswana CNPi 8 13 (11 – 23) 35 68 (39 – 134) 10 This study
  Synj   21 (10 – 27) 14 45 (37 – 98) 8 This study
  Apok   13 (11 – 15) 21 131; 194 2 This study
Zimbabwe HNPl   g(18 – 35)     [93]
South Africa KNPm   (max = 75)     [94]
  MPNRn 4.6 18 (10 – 25) 8    [95]
  VCNRo 2.4      [96]
  1. akm −2
  2. bMedian (inter-quartile range) unless stated otherwise. Estimated from raw data where provided
  3. cStudies may differ in including juveniles and sub-adults in counts, and in timing of counts
  4. dNumber of study groups
  5. eHectares (ha), median (inter-quartile range) unless otherwise stated
  6. fQueen Elizabeth National Park: Savanna grassland
  7. gMean (range)
  8. hSerengeti National Park: Short-grass plains; woodland
  9. iChobe National Park, Kasane, and Kazungula (overall): Woodland, riparian, urban
  10. jSynanthropic groups only
  11. kApoanthropic groups only
  12. lHwange National Park
  13. mKruger National Park
  14. nMosdene Private Nature Reserve Woodland, floodplain
  15. oVernon Crookes Nature Reserve: Savanna grassland, forest