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Sea Otter
Enhydra lutris

The only fully aquatic carnivore, and one of the smallest marine mammals, with plush fur, pawlike ha… read more

Southern Sea Otter
Enhydra lutris nereis

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Gulo gulo

Largest member of the weasel family, with a pair of yellowish bands running from shoulder to rump. H… read more

Northern River Otter
Lutra canadensis (Lontra canadensis)

The only river otter in North America. Back is brown; chin and throat are silvery. Tail is long, thi… read more

American Marten
Martes americana

Identifiable with bushy tail, buff-orange throat patch, and sharp facial profile. Fur varies from li… read more

Martes pennanti

Large, dark-colored, stocky weasel. Bigger and darker than American Marten. Face, neck and shoulders… read more

Short-tailed Weasel
Mustela erminea

A short-tailed weasel with a dark tail tip and (typically) white on feet. Smaller than Long-tailed W… read more

Long-tailed Weasel
Mustela frenata

A long-tailed weasel with a dark tail tip. Larger than the Ermine, with a relatively longer tail (mo… read more

Black-footed Ferret
Mustela nigripes

Unique with a sandy-colored body and dark feet, tail tip, and facial mask. Difficult to see, they ar… read more

Least Weasel
Mustela nivalis

North America’s smallest carnivore; lacks a black tail tip. In summer, back varies from rusty brown … read more

Mustela vison

Sleek-bodied, with lustrous chocolate- brown to black fur; white spotting on chin and throat. Tail l… read more

American Badger
Taxidea taxus

Unique with short legs and black and white striped face. White stripe runs from nose to neck in most… read more

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