What is an Ermine?

Ermine Vs Sable: Side By Side

If you’ve ever seen a small, cute, short-legged mammal covered in brown fur, you might have just assumed it was a weasel. But did you know there are many different closely-related mammals found in the same family as weasels? Today, we’re going to compare and contrast two of these species–the ermine vs. the sable. Keep … Read more

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How To Trap An Ermine?

Ermines are one of the smallest types of weasels and are known for their cute, slight size, and pure white winter coats. But what they lack in ferocious looks, they make up for with their at times vicious behavior. Invasive ermines are an issue in several states, particularly for poultry farmers and some homeowners when … Read more

How Do You Identify a Weasel

What Is The Difference Between An Ermine And A Weasel?

The Mustela genus contains a wide variety of small creatures that sometimes look similar. Naturally, this can lead to some confusion over species identification. When coupled with the fact that two English-speaking nations refer to creatures in the genus differently, it’s no wonder that not everyone knows the difference between an ermine and a weasel. … Read more

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How Does The Ermine Adapt To The Tundra?

Ermines, or Mustela erminea, are a type of weasel that belongs to the mustelid family. They are commonly known as stoats or short-tailed weasels. Ermines are one of the smallest predators in the world (second only to their cousin, the least weasel) and are successful hunters in many parts of the globe. In this article, … Read more

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Can You Have An Ermine As A Pet?

Many animal lovers wonder if they would be able to keep a wild animal as a pet at one time or another. Whether they came across an injured baby animal or simply thought it would be fun to own an unusual pet, it’s a common thought. While ermines resemble ferrets, however, they are completely different. … Read more

Where Do Ermines Live

What Do Ermine Eat?

Ermines, or Musetela erminea, are a type of weasel that is commonly known as a stoat or short-tailed weasel. Although they appear small and shy, don’t mistake their appearance for weakness. Ermines are fierce predators with impressive hunting tactics. In this article, we’ll explore ermine diets in the wild, and discuss how they sustain themselves … Read more

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