have starred in Harry Potter films and shared a bath with Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski.
A record 42 ferrets
and their owners attended this year's competition, which included a Hawaiian theme - including appropriately sized leis for each animal.
Currently, they have 94 ferrets
in their charge - housed in an old barn which also has an outdoor play area equipped with "toys" such as old boxes and crinkly paper, which the ferrets
love to rummage through.
Great Ayton's deputy manager, Olivia Duffill, said: "If you love mischievous, silly and funny pets, then ferrets
may be an ideal pet for you.
are currently endangered due to the sylvatic plague infecting their primary food source, prairie dogs.
Thieves smashed their way into the college's animal centre in Northop - forcing open cages housing seven ferrets
Radio receivers were also installed in later ferrets
to enable COMINT collection against enemy communications.
are legal in much of the country, but some board members said the slinky weasel relatives don't belong in dense, largely apartment-dwelling New York.
Years of lobbying by ferret
owners has finally landed an audience in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, which says it could hold a hearing by the end of the year on a measure to make ferrets
legal once again.
In addition to deer, swine, and wild boars, other animals, including monkeys, rats, ferrets
, chickens, and bats, harbor HEV or HEV-like viruses (5-9).
I used to have ferrets
years ago so I know how to handle them.
(Mustela nigripes) are obligate Predators of Prairie dogs (Cynomys spp.