Mustela nigripes

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Related to Mustela nigripes: Mustela frenata, Black footed ferret
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Noun1.Mustela nigripes - musteline mammal of prairie regions of United StatesMustela nigripes - musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal - fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
genus Mustela, Mustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels
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gondii has been reported in various wild animals belonging to the family Mustelidae, such as mink (Mustela vison), river otters (Lontra canadensis), southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis), black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes), stone marten (Martes foina), pine marten (Martes martes), ferret (Mustela putorius furo), Eurasian otter otters (Lutra lutra), and polecat (Mustela putorius), using microscopy, in vitro cultivation, and serological methods (6, 13-16).
Using canine width to determine age in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes).--Small Carniv.
Black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) are obligate Predators of Prairie dogs (Cynomys spp.) and use prairie dog burrows for shelter (Biggins el al., 2006).
With the support of partners, the ESA has delivered some inspiring success stories, having saved species such as the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus), black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum), and the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)--the very symbol of our nation's strength--from extinction.
Black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) axe found only in North America.
During this time, respiratory illness developed in a 12-year-old male American badger (Taxidea taxus taxus), a 19-year-old female Bornean binturong (Arctictis binturong penicillatus), and a 7-year-old blackfooted ferret (Mustela nigripes) housed in a San Diego zoological garden.
The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) is a small, weasel-like animal with a long, slender body marked by black feet and a black mask.
While domestic ferrets are common pets, black-footed ferrets, (Mustela nigripes) are one of North America's most endangered mammals.
An apparent exception is the highly inbred black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), where a high prevalence of cancers has been observed.