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Ferret Family Tree: Other Subfamilies
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Ferret Family Tree: More subfamilies

Carrying on our family tree of the lovely ferret, this week we’re looking at some more subfamilies on the mustelidae side of things.

Ferret Family Tree: Lutrinae
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Ferret Family Tree: Lutrinae

This week’s blog is all about the subfamily lutrinae, which is mostly about otters. There are different genus within that lutrinae subfamily, just like the genus of mustela was all of our stoats and weasels.

Ferret Family Tree: Mustelidae
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Ferret family tree: Mustelidae

This week we’ll look at the family mustelidae, particularly at the genus mustela.

Now mustela actually means weasel and for a lot of other countries outside the United Kingdom, the term weasel is actually an overarching term for anything of our little ferrity weasily type animal.