Ermine, Short-tailed Weasel
1 individual. Small; black tail tip. Hunting a large rabbit, being mobbed by 3 black-capped chickadees.
clean white with black tail tip
2nd one caught in this trap. Baited with solid state chocolate lure and a ping pong ball
osservazione casuale, meteo sereno
now being used for dog training
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...