Ermine is the common name for the stoat more especially in its white winter coat. You are very lucky if see an ermine in the wild. They are swift, silent creatures that can hunt and burrow in the forest unnoticed. Ermines are mostly nocturnal, whic
Widespread throughout Britain, weasels are our smallest and probably most numerous carnivores. They specialise in hunting small rodents. The weasel's small size enables it to search through tunnels and runways of mice and voles.
Natuur foto: Mustela erminea / Hermelijn / Stoat
The Less Known But Beautiful Martens. Martens are small animals with long furry bodies that are very fast in the forest and also extremely adorable! From when they are still babies until they are fully grown adults these fluffy little animals that resemble Stoats are always cute and such a pleasure to see. Their colours vary from white and yellow to brown depending on the type, and their fur is very soft. Their slender bodies help them be impressively agile! The Adorable Martens