Least Weasel

Mustela nivalis

Summary 2

Mustela nivalis, the least weasel (or just weasel in the UK), is the smallest member of the genus Mustela and of the family Mustelidae (as well as the smallest of the Carnivora), native to Eurasia, North America and North Africa, though it has been introduced elsewhere. It is classed as Least Concern by the IUCN, due to its wide distribution and presumably large population. Despite its small size, the least weasel is a fierce hunter, capable...

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  1. (c) Marko Kivelä, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/21404006@N00/91761454
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mustela_nivalis

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