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Synonyms for ferret

Synonyms for ferret

musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States

domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

hound or harry relentlessly

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hunt with ferrets

search and discover through persistent investigation

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Fiona Kemp, secretary of the Scottish Ferret Club, said: "The majority of abandoned ferrets are found as strays, wandering into people's gardens looking for shelter.
The ferrets were judged for longest tail and tallest ferret, and competed in events that included a yawning contest, strength test, escaping a paper bag, a cup-knocking-over contest, a "Ben-Hur"-style chariot race and a tube race.
It all began when a six-inch long ferret wandered into Sara's garden one snowy December night and made a home for himself in an old armchair in the barn.
One of these is distributing medicine to endangered real life ferrets via air drops.
Thieves smashed their way into the college's animal centre in Northop - forcing open cages housing seven ferrets.
The program's next iteration, Ferret II, was built based on experience from the construction and deployment of Ferret I.
Ferrets are legal in much of the country, but some board members said the slinky weasel relatives don't belong in dense, largely apartment-dwelling New York.
Years of lobbying by ferret owners has finally landed an audience in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, which says it could hold a hearing by the end of the year on a measure to make ferrets legal once again.
Ferret HEV was also recently detected in the United States in serum (11), suggesting that ferret HEV infection is not restricted to the Netherlands and might be distributed in ferrets worldwide.
Collette followed the RSPCA's advice to the letter - and was forced to go to Good Hope Hospital after the frenzied ferret repeatedly bit the hand that was trying to feed him.
The ferret was detained at Porth police station for a few hours before being bailed to a new home in the area.
76% interest in domestic web content analysis Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution provider Ferret go GmbH.
A consequence to prairie dogs of being diurnal and colonial is increased nocturnal vulnerability of individuals to ferret predation (Hoogland, 1981, 1982), and predation by ferrets may have shaped diurnal aggressive behaviors used by prairie dogs towards ferrets.
Lady Truffle and Crusher Hoblet - described as "the Wills and Kate of the ferret world" - wed at the Chapel of the Pit Village at Beamish Museum on Christmas Eve.
The pair - Lady Truffle and fiance Crusher Hoblet - have even been described as "the Wills and Kate of the ferret world".