are members of the mustelid family and mustelid translates as musty smell (or sour smell).
They are stoats
and weasels, smaller cousins to otters and badgers.
Inspired by Keith Ringland's sequence in last week's paper of a stoat
, cat, fox and eagle battling to eat a rabbit, amateur snappers sent in their pictures of nature in the raw.
She took the stoat
to a vet for pain relief and antibiotics but remarkably the stoat
had completely escaped injury.
He started shooting when he heard the cries of a terrified rabbit being chased by a stoat
into a gorse bush.
Those who are not bound to a wheelchair can use the lectern as well, while sitting on an office chair or a drafting stoat
, or by standing.
They're joined by a yellow-necked mouse, stoat
, mole, red squirrel and Natterer's bat.
com to log on to Stoat
's site - which is actually featured on the TV show - to report alien sightings and have a chat with Stoat
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The weasel words are "principle" and "primary" and some uncharitable folk might say the old stoat
used them so as not to commit to anything.
What name is given to a stoat
in its white winter coat?
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