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Order Carnivora

Family Mustelidae

Genus Mustela

Size & Weight

Adults:

  • HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: (males) 61 cm (24 in) (females) 51 cm (20 in)
  • WEIGHT: (males) 1 kg (2.2 lb) (females) 600 g (1.32 lb)
  • TAIL: 12.8 centimeters (5.0 in) to 22.8 centimeters (9.0 in)

Habitat

Riverbanks, lakes, marshes

Distribution

Europe, Great Britain, South America

Diet

Small mammals, birds’ eggs

Reproduction

6 – 10 litters

Mating Period

April to May

Gestation Period

39 days

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

8 – 10 years

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Cubs

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Unknown

Predators

Horned owls, bobcat, fox

Sounds

Unknown

Group Size

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

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