Banded mongoose family clans (tribes; groups) sometimes confront one another and engage in prolonged chaotic battles. These battles cause casualties, and their origin has long been something of a mystery. New research strongly suggests these inter-group battles are driven by females in estrus...
I seem to remember reading a story in one of those "Mysterious Britain" type books (you know the sort, covering ABCs, ghosts, crop circles, psychics etc) about a young girl who lived on a remote Scottish island (the daughter of a lighthouse keeper?) who apparently owned/lived...
gef the talking mongoose
international institute for psychical research
richard s. lambert
the dalby spook
the haunting of cashen's gap
the isle of man