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Family Mustelidae (Weasels and relatives) 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 Mustelida Weasel, Ferrets Families, Plates, Animal Anatomy, Mustelida Families, Black White, Families Mustelida, Posters, Weasel Families
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) en.wikipedia.org
Weasels Hand Colored Engraving: Ferret, Stoat and Least Weasel, Buffon, 1802 | A hand colored engraving of three mammals of the family Mustelidae (Weasels) from Buffon's Natural History collection (Quadrupedes). This is an extraordinary little antique hand colored engraving of a Least Weasel, a Stoat and a Ferret.