Monthly Archives: December 2013

Some weasely things. And the real king of the beasts.

In my last post, I wrote about mongooses, which look like weasels, but aren’t. This time, we’ll take a look at the real weasel family; the mustelids. We’ve only got one proper weasel. And one stoat (or pretty damn close … Continue reading

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Mongooses. Mongeese. More than one mongoose.

The Northern hemisphere seems to be neck-deep in long, thin, sneaky creatures. These are the weasels and their cousins; ferrets, martens, stoats, ermines, minks, sables, polecats and more. This is partly an illusion, because the good people of the north … Continue reading

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