Mustelidae - ferret relatives non domestic

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Mustelidae - The Mustelidae are a family of carnivorous mammals, including the otters, badgers, weasels, martens, ferrets, minks and wolverines. Mustelids are diverse and the largest family in the order Carnivora. Wikipedia Scientific name: Mustelidae Higher classification: Caniformia Rank: Family Lower classifications: Mink, Neovison, Otter, Weasel, Mustelinae, Meles

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Basil, crochet otter pattern

Basil, crochet otter pattern (Son's Popkes)

And here is something not so wet after all, the crochet otter pattern! What can I tell about the process of making this crochet otter? It might have been one of the most difficult patterns I have mad

Sea Otter gives birth to newborn pup in Monterey Bay Aquarium Tide Pool. Photo: Tyson V. Rininger, Monterey Bay Aquarium / ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Surprise wild otter birth gives Monterey Bay Aquarium an adorable, temporary attraction

Throughout the day Sunday, staff and visitors checked in to see the new pup perk up and...

Mom help, I’m in the deep end....

ken on Instagram: “✨お魚うみゃ〜♪✨😆😆😆 #秋田 #大森山動物園 #コツメカワウソ #カワウソ #かわうそ #asianshortclawedotter #smallclawedotter #otter #zoophoto #instaanimal #instajapan…”

150 Likes, 2 Comments - ken (@wonderfulzooken) on Instagram: “✨お魚うみゃ〜♪✨😆😆😆 #秋田 #大森山動物園 #コツメカワウソ #カワウソ #かわうそ #asianshortclawedotter #smallclawedotter #otter…”

CrochetByKarin: Crochet Otter Pattern

Crochet Otter Pattern

What do you guys think of my new pattern? I really like how he turned out, and now the kids have stolen my second one! I'm going to have to come up with some otterly adorable poetry for this one... And just in case your interested in making your own, the pattern can be purchased on Ravelry or click on the right side of my blog on crochet patterns for a link to purchase.

Recovery: Hope for Black-Footed Ferrets, One of Our Most Endangered Mammals. Black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). Photo © Kimberly Fraser/USFWS

Recovery: Hope for Black-Footed Ferrets, One of Our Most Endangered Mammals - Cool Green Science

Recovery of black-footed ferrets seemed unlikely. Many environmentalists, including writer Ted Williams, considered the captive breeding program doomed. Thirty years later, Williams rethinks the situation for one of our most endangered animals.

Surprise wild otter birth gives Monterey Bay Aquarium an adorable, temporary attraction

Throughout the day Sunday, staff and visitors checked in to see the new pup perk up and...

Sea Otter gives birth to newborn pup in Monterey Bay Aquarium Tide Pool. Photo: Tyson V. Rininger, Monterey Bay Aquarium / ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Surprise wild otter birth gives Monterey Bay Aquarium an adorable, temporary attraction

Throughout the day Sunday, staff and visitors checked in to see the new pup perk up and...

STOP THE BADGER CULL. Brighton March, Saturday 27th February 2016. Bgins at 12:30pm.

STOP THE BADGER CULL. Brighton March, Saturday 27th February 2016. Bgins at 12:30pm.

Prairie Wildlife Research of Wellington, CO -  It's official...Black-Footed Ferrets will return to Meeteetse, Wyoming this summer!

Prairie Wildlife Research of Wellington, CO - It's official...Black-Footed Ferrets will return to Meeteetse, Wyoming this summer!

Hungry Honey Badger Braves Bee Hive To Try Honey For The First Time

Hungry Honey Badger Braves Bee Hive To Try Honey For The First Time

The honey badger is a formidable predator, for sure, but sometimes we all just want a little honey.

Otter.org on Twitter

“Please help and support our campaign to help #otters in the World. https://t.co/SNGz5fTz0l”

Sea Otter gives birth to newborn pup in Monterey Bay Aquarium Tide Pool. Photo: Tyson V. Rininger, Monterey Bay Aquarium / ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Surprise wild otter birth gives Monterey Bay Aquarium an adorable, temporary attraction

Throughout the day Sunday, staff and visitors checked in to see the new pup perk up and...

Sea Otter gives birth to newborn pup in Monterey Bay Aquarium Tide Pool. Photo: Tyson V. Rininger, Monterey Bay Aquarium / ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Surprise wild otter birth gives Monterey Bay Aquarium an adorable, temporary attraction

Throughout the day Sunday, staff and visitors checked in to see the new pup perk up and...

Sea Otter gives birth to newborn pup in Monterey Bay Aquarium Tide Pool. Photo: Tyson V. Rininger, Monterey Bay Aquarium / ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Surprise wild otter birth gives Monterey Bay Aquarium an adorable, temporary attraction

Throughout the day Sunday, staff and visitors checked in to see the new pup perk up and...