mustelid


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mustelid

a member of the Mustelidae family.
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And thus: "A striped skunk making a slam dunk is a stickier thought than a patterned mustelid engaging in athletic activity" (p.
The genome phylogeny of domestic cat, red panda and five mustelid species revealed by comparative chromosome painting and G-banding.
Weasels (Mustela nivalis), Britain's smallest mustelid, are occasionally seen in the reserve.
The long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata Lichtenstein 1831 has the largest range of any mustelid in the Western Hemisphere, with a known distribution extending from southern Canada throughout the United States, Mexico, and Central America, and into northern South America.
A recent survey by The Vincent Wildlife Trust shows that this unfussy, bandit-masked mustelid has made great gains in central and southern England.
But what the kiwi had most to fear turned out to be the stoat, a mustelid slightly bigger than a weasel but smaller than a ferret.
If a Catalan tells you he plays the ferrets, it's not some mustelid version of betting on dogs (playing the puppies): your musical friend performs on the triangle.
The only fossil mustelid reported previously from Michigan was Martes americana, the marten, from the Holocene Sleeping Bear Dune locality (Pruitt 1954), so the Mill Creek specimen is the first record of a fossil Mustela weasel from Michigan.
Ferrets belong to the Mustelid family of mammals which includes weasels, stoats, polecats and badgers.
Turkey, a natural land bridge connecting Europe and Asia, was historically home to a myriad of mammalian species, including a full complement of carnivores such as the Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris virgata), gray wolf (Canis lupus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), brown bear (Ursus arctos), Anatolian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), caracal (Felis caracal), Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), golden jackal (Canis aureus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), European wildcat (Felis silvestris caucasica), pine marten (Martes martes), and other smaller mustelid species.
They belong to the mustelid family, which includes carnivores that have anal scent glands.