Gallery description : picture of a weasels and stoats

Weasel usually inhabits forest and open woodland. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. The average weight of the weasel is 120g-198g (4.2oz - 7oz). Weasel (mustela nivalis) is usually 22cm - 38cm (8.6in - 15in). The top speed it is able to reach is 25kph (15mph). The life span is 1 - 3 years.

Facts about weasels
NameWeasel
Scientific NameMustela nivalis
OrderCarnivora
Weight120g-198g (4.2oz - 7oz)
GenusMustela
FamilyMustelidae
GroupMammal
Conservation StatusLeast concern
DietCarnivore
Life Span1 - 3 years
Top Speed25kph (15mph)
PreyMice, lemmings, voles
Average Litter Size5
Size (L)22cm - 38cm (8.6in - 15in)
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
PredatorsHawks, foxes, snakes
HabitatForest and open woodland
Common NameWeasel
KingdomAnimalia
ColourDark and light brown, tan, white, black
Skin TypeFur
LifestyleDiurnal/nocturnal
Image Details
Description Picture of a weasels and stoats. Flutterby Patch: The Wind in the Willows
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