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Wolverine
Gulo gulo

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

American Marten
Martes americana

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

Fisher
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

Mink
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

Common Hog-nosed Skunk
Conepatus mesoleucus

A distinctively patterned skunk. White on top of head, back, and tail; black lower portions. Broad … read more

Hooded Skunk
Mephitis macroura

Has soft fur, with a hood of long white hair on the nape. Head has one thin white stripe; back has e… read more

Striped Skunk
Mephitis mephitis

Unmistakable and well known due to unique color pattern, and distinctive odor. Dorsal stripes conver… read more

Western Spotted Skunk
Spilogale gracilis

A small spotted skunk with large white spots on the face, back, and tail. Faster, more agile, and we… read more

Eastern Spotted Skunk
Spilogale putorius

Small skunk with thin white spots and a small white tip to a mostly black tail. Larger than Western … read more

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