Badgers have long, wide bodies with short legs. They are nocturnal, and eat earthworms, insects, vegetables and small mammals.

Badger

Badgers have long, wide bodies with short legs. They are nocturnal, and eat earthworms, insects, vegetables…

The badger is a burrowing mammal belonging to the weasel family.

Badger

The badger is a burrowing mammal belonging to the weasel family.

About two feet in length of a heavy and clumsy shape, short legs, and short thick tail. Its fur is commonly a grizled gray.

European Badger

About two feet in length of a heavy and clumsy shape, short legs, and short thick tail. Its fur is commonly…

A weasel-like, usually albino mammal. Sometimes trained to hunt rats and rabbits. Related to the polecat.

Ferret

A weasel-like, usually albino mammal. Sometimes trained to hunt rats and rabbits. Related to the polecat.

"The Ferret was imported into Europe from Africa, and was well known to the Romans, being anciently employed, as it still is, in catching rabbits."

Ferret

"The Ferret was imported into Europe from Africa, and was well known to the Romans, being anciently…

The <em>G. striata</em> is distinguished by its coloring, which consists of brown bands or strips on a light yellowish ground. The body is ten inches long, and the tail long and bushy." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Striped Galidictis

The G. striata is distinguished by its coloring, which consists of brown bands or strips on…

The marten, or pole-cat, is a carnivorous member of the weasel family.

Marten

The marten, or pole-cat, is a carnivorous member of the weasel family.

"Its head is somewhat triangular , the muzzle pointed, the eyes prominent and lively; the body much elongated and very flexible; the tail long, thick, and bushy; the toes naked, but at times, probably in winter, covered beneath with think soft hair. The fur is of two corts - the inner extremely soft, short, copious, and of a light, yellowish-gray color; the outer very long, shining, ash-colored at the roots, brown at hte extremity, but of different degrees of intensity at different parts of the body." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Marten

"Its head is somewhat triangular , the muzzle pointed, the eyes prominent and lively; the body much…

The Fisher (Martes pennanti) is a marten in the Mustelidae family of weasels.

Fisher Marten in Tree

The Fisher (Martes pennanti) is a marten in the Mustelidae family of weasels.

"The mink has a long slender body, the color varying in different species, is generally dark brown, with a light spot under the throat. When seen in the woods or fields the animal appears black, and hence "black as a mink" is a proverbial expression among us." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Mink

"The mink has a long slender body, the color varying in different species, is generally dark brown,…

This genus includes the weasels, as well as the polecat, and ferret.

Polecat

This genus includes the weasels, as well as the polecat, and ferret.

One of the Mustelinae, akin to the marten, but with a broader head, a blunter snout, and a much shorter tail. It has a shorter neck and a stouter body than the weasel.

Polecat

One of the Mustelinae, akin to the marten, but with a broader head, a blunter snout, and a much shorter…

Rukenaw the ape and her family celebrate Reynard's victory against Isegrim the wolf.

Reynard the Fox: Reynard's Celebration

Rukenaw the ape and her family celebrate Reynard's victory against Isegrim the wolf.

Weasels are small, carnivorous mammals. They are effective in exterminating rats and mice from farms, along with the occasional egg.

Weasel

Weasels are small, carnivorous mammals. They are effective in exterminating rats and mice from farms,…

A weasel.

Weasel

A weasel.

A frame of a weasel and a rabbit.

Weasel

A frame of a weasel and a rabbit.

A weasel.

Weasel

A weasel.

A group of quadruped mammals of the northern hemisphere, which includes a number of widely diffused species. The body is slender, usually about eight inches long and three inches high, and the back generally is much arched.

Weasel

A group of quadruped mammals of the northern hemisphere, which includes a number of widely diffused…

A small, active mammal. They generally feed on small mammals.

Weasel

A small, active mammal. They generally feed on small mammals.

"Of this genus there is but a single species, found at the Cape of Good Hope and Senegal, and variously denominated by different authors." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Zorilla

"Of this genus there is but a single species, found at the Cape of Good Hope and Senegal, and variously…