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    • Ermellino
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    • Mustela erminea
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    • hermine
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    • Stoat
    • Ermine
    • Short-tailed Weasel
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    • Arminho
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    • Hermelin
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Recent observations

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

saxzimbog

Date

February 28, 2015 03:09 PM CST

Description

Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel) at our Yellow-bellied Bog in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

saxzimbog

Date

February 8, 2010 10:14 AM CST

Description

This is likely a Short-tailed Weasel (Mustela erminae). Short-tails are called Ermine in winter when they turn white [February; Sax-Zim Bog, St. Louis County, Minnesota] Photographed along north end of McDavitt Road in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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tbrooks

Date

December 29, 2000

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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jasonserrano

Date

September 25, 2016 08:53 AM AKDT

Description

No idea how it got here

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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oskarlphansen

Date

July 25, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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lek

Date

April 3, 2015 12:00 PM TOT

Description

No photo. Bounded onto the walking track, paused briefly, then continued on into the vegetation.

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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asl5120

Date

September 15, 2016 07:35 AM CDT

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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land_and_sea

Date

September 14, 2016 10:48 AM NZST

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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tkoffel

Date

August 19, 2015 07:14 AM EDT

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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mortenddhansen

Date

July 24, 2016

Description

Accurarcy (meters) = 8

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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llus

Date

August 27, 2016 08:30 AM CEST

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

akfrank

Date

August 17, 2016 07:54 PM AKDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The stoat (Mustela erminea), also known as the short-tailed weasel, is a species of Mustelidae native to Eurasia and North America, distinguished from the least weasel by its larger size and longer tail with a prominent black tip. The name ermine is often, but not always, used for the animal in its pure white winter coat, or the fur thereof. In the late 19th century, stoats were introduced into New Zealand to control rabbits. The stoats...

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