TITLE

THE LONGTAIL WEASEL

AUTHOR(S)
Swanbeck, Eric
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's observations about the longtail weasel, or Mustela frenata, and its habitat and behavior. Most of the year, the longtail weasel is brownish in color; however in winter the northern species turns all white except for the tip of the tail, which is black. Its diet consists of mice, voles, rabbits, shrews, chipmunks, rats, birds, poultry, insects, and earth worms; however, the weasel is also a scavenger.
ACCESSION #
22895068

 

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