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    • Ermellino
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    • hermine
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    • Stoat
    • Ermine
    • Short-tailed Weasel
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What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

skrentnyjeff

Date

June 28, 2015 06:31 PM CDT

Description

Short-tailed Weasel or Ermine (Mustela erminea) Logan Pass Visitors Center Glacier National Park Glacier County MT June 2015 Jeff Skrentny IMG_0281

Short-tailed Weasel or Ermine (Mustela erminea) Logan Pass Visitors Center Glacier National Park Glacier County MT June 2015 Jeff Skrentny IMG_0286

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

annalisarebecchi

Date

July 26, 2016 01:35 PM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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phillipcochrane

Date

September 2, 2015 04:09 PM NZST

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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phillipcochrane

Date

September 1, 2015 01:06 PM NZST

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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phillipcochrane

Date

April 17, 2015 06:25 AM NZST

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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annalisarebecchi

Date

July 16, 2016 07:54 AM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

asl5120

Date

the past

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

nawaters

Date

June 26, 2016 06:16 AM PDT

Description

Slightly larger than chipmunk size, I originally mistook it for a chipmunk. Tail was maybe 1/3 of length of body+head.

Photos / Sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

parkecology

Date

May 16, 2016 05:02 PM NZST

Description

Chew card marks Bandoliers Line
Mouse, Hedgehog and Stoat Puncture marks 8mm apart

Photos / Sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

maractwin

Date

June 17, 2016 11:58 AM ADT

Description

I heard the Jays and other birds fussing over something, and expected to find an owl. Instead, this weasel was raiding a nest.

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

emily_r

Date

June 15, 2016 11:08 AM NZST

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

emily_r

Date

June 15, 2016 10:32 AM NZST
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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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