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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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).