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Black-footed Ferret
Black-footed Ferret portrait
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Superfamily: Musteloidea
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Mustelinae
Genus: Mustela
Species: M. nigripes
Binomial name
Mustela nigripes
(Audubon & Bachman, 1851)
Black-footed Ferret range
Range of M. nigripes

Other names

Also known as the American Polecat or Prairie Dog Hunter.

Description

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References

  1. ^ Belant, J., Gober, P. & Biggins, D. (2008). Mustela nigripes. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on March 21, 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of endangered.

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