In contrast the European Polecat (Mustela putorius
) and Badger (Meles meles) have been documented to forage extensively on amphibians, even exclusively consuming amphibians during certain periods of the year (Henry, 1983, 1984; Weber, 1989a, b).
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.
Environmental factors influencing habitat exploitation by the polecat Mustela putorius
in western France.
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).
We're talking, of course, about Mustela putorius
furo--better known as the ferret.
Ferret Coronavirus (FRCoV), a novel animal coronavirus (CoV), was identified in ferrets (Mustela putorius
furo) in 2006 (1).
Dentro de la informacion disponible en publicaciones, hay descripciones ecograficas para el sistema reproductor, principalmente de conejo (Oryctulagus cuniculus) y huron (Mustela putorius
furo), por lo cual en la clinica se tiende a extrapolar informacion de estos para el ETA.
The Ferretonin implant delivers melatonin to a ferret (Mustela putorius
juro) for approximately 6 months with no significant side effects.
The domestic ferret (Mustela putorius
furo) serves as an animal model for the study of several viruses that cause human disease [1, 2].
A study in domestic ferrets (Mustela putorius
furo) showed a low isolation rate of rabies virus from the salivary glands of the ferrets after inoculation of rabies viral strains from naturally infected ferrets .