Short-Tailed Weasel

Mustela erminea

  • Classification: Mammal
  • Lifespan in Captivity: 5-6 years
  • Lifespan in the Wild: 2-4 years
  • Length: 6-13 inches
  • Range: Canada, Alaska, northern continental US, except for the Great Plains
  • Habitat: open plains, deciduous and coniferous woodlands, tundra, farmland
    • Diet in the Wild: voles, mice, small rodents, rabbits, hares, birds

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