How to Draw a Mongoose 

Embark on an artistic underground safari as you learn how to draw a mongoose, one of the most fearless and agile animals found in the wild.

Our step-by-step tutorial will walk you through the process of illustrating the mongoose’s sleek body and sharp features, capturing its agility and tenacity.

Unleash your creative potential and create a stunning representation of this extraordinary creature.


Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Coloring Supplies

Perfect For:

  • Kids
  • Newbies

How to Draw a Mongoose

  • Begin your mongoose drawing with a small oval for its head.
  • Connect a larger, elongated shape for the mongoose’s body.
  • Add two small, oval eyes on the head, with a tiny, rounded nose and a curved line for the mouth.
  • Sketch two rounded, triangular ears on top of the head.
  • Draw four legs extending from the body, each consisting of several segments connected by small curves and ending in tiny toes with claws.
  • Create a long, slightly curved tail extending from the rear end of the body.
  • Complete your drawing by adding details, such as fur texture, and color your mongoose using shades of brown, gray, and tan.


Easy Mongoose Drawing for Kids – Step by Step Tutorial


We’ve reached the end of this tutorial on how to draw a mongoose. Congratulations on finishing your mongoose drawing! You’ve successfully captured the essence of this fierce and nimble animal. Continue to practice and refine your drawing skills as you explore different subjects and techniques.


💡 Did you know the mongoose is closely related to the hyena?

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About the Mongoose

A mongoose is a small, quick and playful animal that is found in Africa and some parts of Asia. They have a long body, short legs and a pointy nose.

They have a lot of energy and are known for being very fast runners. Mongooses are omnivores, which means they eat both plants and animals.

They are especially good at hunting and killing snakes, which is why they are often kept as pets to protect crops and homes.

Mongooses come in different colors and sizes, and some species live in groups while others are solitary animals. They are cute and curious creatures that are fun to watch.