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Offline NMLHS

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Local Ferret
« on: October 01, 2004, 10:47:23 pm »
Has anyone else seen a ferret in the garden?  One went through ours in Moffats Lane last Tuesday morning.  Mid brown with yellow face markings.  It seemed fairly tame - but then it may well have been so - perhaps escaped and going walkabout. ???
 

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Re: Local Ferret
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2004, 04:17:09 pm »
I believe (although I might be wrong) that there may be feral ferrets living in the vicinity. I only presume this as last year I saw a couple of ferret polecat road kills.  :P

However, it's also just about the right time for rabbiting and ferrets are often left down rabbit holes.  Also all the cute baby ferrets are now turning into huge stinky bundles which is when the novelty wears off and people just throw them out on the streets/fields.  :'(

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Re: Local Ferret
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2004, 12:49:26 am »
if i se this feret i'll tell you but we had a fox  :o
 

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Re: Local Ferret
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2004, 04:24:23 pm »
Where would a feret make a home? I have something strange living in my compost heap!  :o
 

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Re: Local Ferret
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2005, 11:14:15 am »
Spotted a Stoat in Westlands yesterday. Managed to get 10 seconds of video.
 

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Re: Local Ferret
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2005, 03:15:50 pm »
Stoats are so cool to watch, especially when hunting. Probably helpful in keeping the squirrel and rabbit populations down, as well slugs and snails.

Stoats - just a smaller browner version of a polecat!!
 

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Re: Local Ferret
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2005, 06:22:03 pm »
Weasels are weasely identified, whereas Stoats are stoatally different.
Sad comment I know, but someone had to say it...
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jet
« Last Edit: January 13, 2005, 06:22:41 pm by jet »
 

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