Mustela


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Noun1.Mustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weaselsMustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
weasel - small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck
mink - slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feet; valued for its fur
fitch, foulmart, foumart, Mustela putorius, polecat - dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened
black-footed ferret, ferret, Mustela nigripes - musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
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I, too, have been foully calumniated by our ancient enemy, the Infamous Falsehood, and I wish to point out that I am made of the fur of the MUSTELA MACULATA, which is dirty from birth."
Look at the Mustela vison of North America, which has webbed feet and which resembles an otter in its fur, short legs, and form of tail; during summer this animal dives for and preys on fish, but during the long winter it leaves the frozen waters, and preys like other polecats on mice and land animals.
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Sponsored by Baladna, Toys R Us, IKEA, Mustela, Kulud Pharmacy, Carter's and The Hamilton International School (THIS), the Teddy Bear Mini Hospital has witnessed a huge turnout and success during the first week, creating a fun and educational experience for children to help them overcome their fear of doctors and health checkups by simulating the process of visiting a hospital or a medical centre.
Sponsored by Baladna, Toys R Us, Ikea, Mustela, Kulud Pharmacy, Carter's and The Hamilton International School, the Mini Teddy Bear Hospital at Festival City has witnessed a huge turnout and success during the first week, creating a fun and educational experience for children to help them overcome their fear of doctors and health checkups, by simulating the process of visiting a hospital or a medical centre.
However, it does not help in avoiding predation by carnivores, whose patterns of activity are similar to that of water voles: American mink and polecats Mustela putorius in the study area have been found to be most intensively active before dawn and after sunset (Brzezinski et al.
NEW RECORDS OF THE LONG-TAILED WEASEL (MUSTELA FRENATA) IN THE SEMI DESERT ZONE OF DURANGO, MEXICO
The upward expansions include the Common Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) by 1,490 m, Hoary-bellied Squirrel (Callosciurus pygerythrus) by 300 m, and Mountain Weasel (Mustela altaica) and Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) by 200 m (Table 1, Figures 1 and 2a-d).
According to Expanscience, the strategic acquisition of Babo Botanicals will allow it to strengthen its presence in the baby and family category, with the addition of a business and brand that are complementary to its own Mustela brand, in terms of product lines, customers and expertise, particularly in the natural skin care and mineral-based sun care categories.
in 1989 with Mustela, the well-known French dermocosmetic and natural skin care brand for babies and new and expecting mothers.
Sable, Martes zibellina (Linnaeus, 1758), one of eight species of Mustela (Mustelidae, Carnivora), is a circumboreal ones (Li, 2012; Steven et al.