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Black-footed ferret - Wikipedia


The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), also known as the American polecat or prairie dog hunter, is a species of mustelid native to central North America.

Basic Facts About Black-Footed Ferrets - Defenders of Wildlife


The endangered black-footed ferret is a member of the weasel family. It is the only ferret native to North America—the domestic ferret is a different species of ...

Black-footed Ferret | Species | WWF


Protect endangered species, including the black footed ferret, at World Wildlife Fund. Learn about the ways WWF works to conserve a future where people live in ...

Black-Footed Ferret | National Geographic


Find out why the black-footed ferret teeters on the brink of extinction. Burrow deeper into this mask-bandit's “business.”

Black-footed Ferret: an Endangered Species - Bagheera


The rarest native mammal in the United States, the black-footed ferret is a short- legged, slender-bodied weasel. It measures just 1 1/2 feet (46 cm) nose to tail.

Black-footed ferret videos, photos and facts - Mustela nigripes | ARKive


Learn more about the Black-footed ferret - with amazing Black-footed ferret videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Mustela nigripes (Black-footed Ferret) - IUCN Red List


Range Description: Historically, Black-footed Ferret was found throughout the Great Plains, mountain basins, and semiarid grasslands of west-central North ...

Black-footed Ferret - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Black-footed ferret peeks out of a burrow / Mike Lockhart, USFWS. Learning to hunt a prairie dog. Mike Lockhart, USFWS. Black-footed ferret in the wild. Kimberly ...

Black-footed Ferret - Mustela nigripes - NatureWorks


The black-footed ferret is a member of the mustelidae of weasel family. It has a long body and yellowish-brown fur with a blackish wash on its back. It is about ...

Species Profile for Black-Footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) - ECOS


The black-footed ferret is 18 to 24 inches long, including a 5 to 6 inch tail. It weighs only one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half pounds, with males slightly larger than ...