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Endangered Black Footed Ferrets

Discussion in 'Ferrets' started by Frita, Jul 23, 2009.


  1. Frita

    Frita PetForums Newbie

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    Do you have wild ferrets in the UK?

    I have never seen one myself as they live out west of me.
     
  2. Marcia

    Marcia PetForums VIP

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    There arn't any wild ferrets. Ferrets origionally came from the European Polecat :)
     
  3. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    We have our native polecats, which are incredibly rare.

    We have stoats and weasels, which resemble ferrets, and are members of the Mustelids family..
     
  4. sullivan

    sullivan PetForums VIP

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    They are soooo cute.
     
  5. Pampered pets

    Pampered pets PetForums Senior

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    Black footed ferrets arnt actually related to domestic ferrets at all.
    they are gorgeous thought and i really hope they can save them from extinxtion.
     
  6. Frita

    Frita PetForums Newbie

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    I didn't know that. :eek:hmy:

    So do I. I also think there should be as much time put into saving the Prairie Dog that they are so dependant upon.
     
  7. Frita

    Frita PetForums Newbie

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    Yeah! And the wolverine! Isn't that amazing?:eek:hmy:
     
  8. Frita

    Frita PetForums Newbie

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    For those that haven't noticed there is a ferret cam on the first link if you scroll down a bit. There is a mom with I think 8 kits still nursing.

    I stop in every morning. They are growing so fast! They are starting to get their masks.
     
  9. Marcia

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    I watch that cam too. They're such amazing little creatures :D
     
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