Mustilidae

Mustilidae

[mə′stil·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A large, diverse family of low-slung, long-bodied carnivorous mammals including minks, weasels, and badgers; distinguished by having only one molar in each upper jaw, and two at the most in the lower jaw.
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