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  • noun Plural form of mustelid.


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  • Unfortunately none of the mustelids on earth have yet evolved into a Spice Weasel, so what to use instead?

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Unfortunately none of the mustelids on earth have yet evolved into a Spice Weasel, so what to use instead?

    Bam! Lets knock it up a notch

  • There are 41 species of mammals nearly half of Bulgaria's fauna: 4 carnivores, 7 mustelids, 3 ungulates and 18 or more rodents.

    Srebarna Nature Reserve, Bulgaria

  • Mathematical modeling shows that specialist resident predators such as small mustelids and the Arctic fox can also impose prey population cycles due to sufficiently strong numerical and adequate functional responses [117].

    Effects of changes in climate and UV radiation levels on structure of arctic ecosystems in the short and long term

  • Particularly in the foothills and mountains, larger mammals such as Chacma baboon Papio ursinus, honey-badger Mellivora capensis, clawless otter Aonyx capensis, leopard Panthera pardus, aardvark Orycteropus afer, eland Taurotragus oryx, the regional endemic bontebok Damaliscus dorcas dorcas anddiverse mustelids and viverrids occur.

    Cape Floral Protected Areas, South Africa

  • These are mostly small mammals such as microbats, rodents, rabbits, and small mustelids.

    Hokkaido deciduous forests

  • As a consequence they are relatively easy prey for introduced and efficient predators like stoats (Mustela erminea), cats (Felis cattus), rats (Rattus rattus and Rattus norvegicus) and other mustelids.

    Southland montane grasslands

  • Introduced mustelids and rodents have had a devastating impact on indigenous bird life.

    Te Wahipounamu (South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area), New Zealand

  • In their absence, several small-medium carnivores dominate these forests, including the endangered clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), sun bear (Helarctos malayanus), Sunda otter-civet (Cynogale bennettii), and other mustelids.

    Borneo lowland rain forests

  • In general, most effort goes into possum control but some funding is available for controlling goats, pigs, mustelids, rodents, chamois, deer, and wasps.

    Nelson Coast temperate forests


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