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Weasels are mammals forming the genus Mustela of the Mustelidae family. The genus includes the weasels, European polecats, stoats, ferrets and European minks. They are small, active predators, long and slender with short legs. The Mustelidae family is often referred to as the weasel family. Gestation period: 40 - 43 days (European polecat) · 280 days (Stoat)


Znaczek: European Polecat (Mustela putorius) (Bułgaria) (Animals) Mi:BG 1379,Sn:BG 1263,Yt:BG 1178


Polecats were hunted to near-extinction in England during the 19th century. While the animals are good at hunting rats and rabbits, which are usually seen as pests by farmers, they were ruthlessly culled to protect game bird estates.


This Ferret must be from France because he he has a Beret on..A beret is a soft, round, flat-hat, of woven, knitted wool, crocheted cotton or wool felt. The ferret (Mustela putorius furo) is the tame form of the European polecat, a mammal belonging to the same genus as the weasel, Mustela of the family Mustelidae, They have brown, black, white, or mixed fur. They have an length of 51 cm (20 in) with a 13 cm (5.1 in) tail, weigh about 1.5–4 pounds (0.7–2 kg), and have a lifespan of 7 to 10…