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Ferret (mustela putorius furo) is an animal of the mammal type. It lives in forest and grasslands. The weight of this animal is about 0.7kg - 2kg (1.5lbs - 4lbs) and average life span is 7 - 10 years. Owls, foxes, badgers are the dangerous creatures for ferrets. See the table below for more facts.

Facts about ferrets
NameFerret
TypeMammal
ClassMammalia
PhylumChordata
GenusMustela
Scientific NameMustela putorius furo
Top Speed25km/h (15mph)
DietCarnivore
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyMice, rabbit, gophers
Life Span7 - 10 years
OrderCarnivora
LifestyleSolitary
Skin TypeFur
PredatorsOwls, foxes, badgers
Average Litter Size4
Size (L)40cm - 50cm (18in - 21in)
Conservation StatusThreatened
Distinctive FeaturesLong thin body and large eyes
HabitatForest and grasslands
ColourBrown, black, tan, grey
FamilyMustelidae
Weight0.7kg - 2kg (1.5lbs - 4lbs)
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Width 1710 pixels
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