A group of banded mongooses is called a troop, which is made up of 5 to 30 mongooses. They live in dens which are usually burrows that other animals have abandoned, and they mark their territory using a scent that they secrete.
(FACTOID: Genets - They are related to Civets, Linsangs, Fossa, and Mongooses.The common Genet is the only viverrid present in Europe.They are able to move through any opening that their head can fit through) * * NEVER HEARD OF THESE.
Fossa: a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar.