Mustela frenata


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Related to Mustela frenata: weasel, American weasel
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Noun1.Mustela frenata - the common American weasel distinguished by large size and black-tipped tailMustela frenata - the common American weasel distinguished by large size and black-tipped tail
weasel - small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck
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The long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata Lichtenstein 1831 has the largest range of any mustelid in the Western Hemisphere, with a known distribution extending from southern Canada throughout the United States, Mexico, and Central America, and into northern South America.
In addition to the previously mentioned species, others not found but likely to occur on the site are the gray fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus (although it is becoming increasingly uncommon in Indiana) and the New York weasel Mustela frenata.
Distribution of the long-tailed weasel, Mustela frenata longicauda, in Alberta as determined by questionnaires and interviews.