Content tagged with "weasel"

Least Weasel

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The least weasel is mouse-sized. It is found only in Missouri’s northern counties, and abundance varies locally and seasonally, depending on fluctuating rodent numbers—their favorite food. More

Least Weasel

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Mustela nivalis
This mouse-sized weasel is found only in Missouri’s northern counties, and abundance varies locally and seasonally, depending on fluctuating rodent numbers—their favorite food. More

Long-Tailed Weasel

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The long-tailed weasel is a small but voracious predator. It is rare in our state but most common in the south-central and southwestern portions. In summer, they are brown with yellow beneath. In winter their fur is paler or white. The tail has a black tip. More

Long-Tailed Weasel

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Mustela frenata
These small but voracious predators are rare in our state but are most common in the south-central and southwestern portions. In summer, they are brown with yellow beneath. In winter their fur is paler or white. The tail has a black tip. More

Mink

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Mustela vison
This semiaquatic predator, a member of the weasel family, is famous for its durable, soft, valuable fur. More