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Long-tailed Weasel
Mustela frenata





credit: PDH


A long-tailed weasel with a dark tail tip. Larger than the Ermine, with a relatively longer tail (more than 44% head-body length). Variable amount of white on hind legs and feet. Northern populations molt to a white winter coat. Some populations in Florida and the southwest have white or yellow facial markings (leading to the name Bridled Weasel).

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