Mustelidae

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Mustelidae

a family of carnivores, both aquatic and terrestrial, and almost 70 species. The mustelids include weasel, ferret, mink, wolverine, American badger, skunk, otter, sea otter and European stoat (ermine).
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Weasels: Members of the weasel family leave tracks with five clawed toes both on the front and rear.
The return of the charismatic mammal, which is a member of the weasel family, could boost rural economies by providing ecotourism, and the presence of the pine marten could even help rare red squirrels by reducing numbers of invasive grey squirrels.
A medium-sized member of the weasel family, the fisher (Martes pennanti) has greatly expanded its range out of the Adirondacks.
One last member of the weasel family that has been notable at Cape Cod is the otter.
The pine marten - a member of the weasel family - is more common in Aberdeenshire now and it is thought they are increasingly predating upon greys.
To help you and your family spot otters, The Wildlife Trust has just launched a new online guide so you can see this distinctive member of the weasel family out in the wild.
A ferret is a small carnivorous mammal belonging to the weasel family.
Endangered pine martens, part of the weasel family, are increasingly being seen in woods around the region.
The pine marten (Martes martes)is a member of the weasel family, native to Northern Europe.
The American mink is an aquatic member of the weasel family and can grow up to 60cm long.
A member of the weasel family, their population varies greatly with a scarcity of them in some years and seeming over-abundance in others.