Weasels and Stoats

Weasels and stoats belong to a large group of carnivorous mammals called Mustelids. In this country other larger members of the group include, badgers, polecats, mink and otters. The smallest of the Mustelids are weasels and stoats. To find out more about these amazing creatures please check out the following information:

The Weasel

The Stoat

Good Reference Books on the above:

Harris, S. & Yalden, D.W. (2008) Mammals of the British Isles: Handbook, 4th edn. The Mammal Society, Southampton.

McDonald, R. & Harris, S. (2006) Stoats and Weasels. The Mammal Society, Southampton.

Sleeman, P. (1989) Stoats & Weasels, Polecats & Martens. Whittet Books.

King, Carolyn. The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats. London: A & C Black, 1987.ISBN 0-7470-1800-6.

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