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- n. A carnivorous mammal of the weasel family Mustelidae.
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- n. A member of the Mustelidae, fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals.
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- n. fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
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The Kentish otters herald a remarkable – if slow – renaissance for the sleek, fish-devouring member of the mustelid family, which declined by 95% of its range in western Europe during the 20th century.
Maybe mink, the slow cousin of the mustelid family.
Conservation officers attempting to track the spread of the rarely-seen fisher (a good-sized mustelid) are using fingerprints to distinguish individual animals.
Rodent and mustelid eradication programs are planned for some of the island reserves.
But my dog needs to work off lead, and there are as many skunks mink, too in my hawking fields as in the park: A mustelid meet-up is inevitable.
Dear Steve, yes, I also think it is likely that most of this dirty work is done by someone else, for example and most likely by William M. Connolley – see mustelid.blogspot.com.
The deceased mustelid up by the golf course has pretty much dried up to a mummy, no apparent smell.
He shot up the last of a roll of film on this little mustelid, and then it disappeared under the front of the truck.
Much too kind for the likes of this poor mustelid!
The release - an invitation-only event at the Badlands National Park - was attended by about two dozen ferret fanatics and kicked off a weekend of nationwide festivities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the rediscovery of a mustelid.