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Urist likes mongooses for their cunning.


Mongoose - Mongoose man - Giant mongoose

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 25

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 300 cm3
Mid: 1,500 cm3
Max: 3,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-20
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 6
Fat 6
Intestines 0-1

Raw materials

Bones 4
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

This article is about the current version of DF.
A very small mammal with short legs and a long tail. It hunts small animals to eat.

Mongooses are small creatures found in tropical shrublands and savannas, where they appear one at a time. While carnivorous, they're timid and benign as well as smaller than your average cat, making them harmless to a dwarf or just about anything. A newborn mongoose is called a pup.

Mongooses can be captured in cage traps and trained into low-value exotic pets. They give a low amount of returns if butchered, making them subpar in a meat industry; there are far better options available.

Some dwarves like mongooses for their cunning and their agility.

Admired for its cunning.