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  • Italian
    • Ermellino
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    • Ermini
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    • Mustela erminea
  • French
    • hermine
  • English
    • Stoat
    • Ermine
    • Short-tailed Weasel
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    • Armiño
  • Portuguese
    • Arminho
  • German
    • Hermelin
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Recent observations

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What

Stoat Mustela erminea

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sarahnwilson

Date

July 21, 2014

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Square

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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aheathco

Date

August 9, 2014

Description

Popping up to watch us through the boardwalk

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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lungta

Date

April 24, 2016 11:41 AM CEST

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Square

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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jhale

Date

April 18, 2016 03:58 PM CDT

Description

Evidence of a small short-tailed weasel. It was found dead on the road to Quarry Hill Park.

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No photos or sounds

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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bigk2001

Date

April 15, 2016 07:40 PM EDT

Description

Saw a very curious young weasel then a momma with a dead mouse! Brown with White belly with a few chest spots and black tipped tail. In wet woods river floodplain area with lots of trees no path pretty sure they were short tailed weasels

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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marcorastelli

Date

August 8, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

Description

1

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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marcorastelli

Date

August 6, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

Description

1

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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marcorastelli

Date

July 26, 2011

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(Somewhere...)

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1

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Date

March 31, 2016 07:00 PM EDT

Description

About 8" from head to end of body. Tail is a little over 3" I was told that this had been there for a month.

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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illona

Date

February 22, 2016

Description

Call to callcentre - Dead stoat in the gutter next to Prince of Wales park, about 20 metres down from the path which the entrance to the park (next to a short fence that was installed to stop a rockfall). Caller just wanted to let us know.

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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jon_sullivan

Date

March 15, 2016 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

Another dead stoat on the road. I saw one in Tai Tapu yesterday. I wonder if this year's juveniles are on the move out of their family's territories.

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Stoat Mustela erminea

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jon_sullivan

Date

March 14, 2016 10:46 AM NZDT

Description

A road kill stoat in Tai Tapu.

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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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