Mustela putorius

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Synonyms for Mustela putorius

dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened

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In Latin, Mustela putorius furo means "smelly mouse-eating thief.
Furthermore, a study on the ferret Mustela putorius showed that olfactory imprinting may be involved because certain odors encountered by young animals during sensitive periods can serve as acquired sign stimuli for subsequent prey identification and selection (Apfelbach 1992).
Dracunculus insignis: experimental infection in the ferret, Mustela putorius furo.
2002: Feeding habits and trophic niche overlap of two sympatric Mustelidae, the polecat Mustela putorius and the beech marten Martes foina.
2005: Habitat use by the European polecat Mustela putorius at low density in a fragmented landscape.
For some species, such as puma Puma concolor (Lopez-Gonzalez and Gonzalez, 1998), polecat Mustela putorius (Blandford, 2008), genet Genetta genetta (Virgos et al.
The red fox, Vulpes vulpes, the stoat, Mustela erminea, the weasel, Mustela nivalis, the pole cat, Mustela putorius, the pine marten, Martes martes, the beech marten, Martes foina, and the badger, Metes meles.