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Jumped in ground floor window of animal room – took several student half an hour to catch it (a tribute to its agility and sagacity) and put in rat cage. It opened cage in night and escaped.
Response to Kirk 1921, asserting weasels dont eat shrews. Lists 3 observations of shrews identified in ermine or longtails, even if only as a last resort.
Total of 50 weasels and 12 stoats eartagged, released, some have been recaptured 50 times on 80 acres (32 ha). Main aim is to find out how the combined predator force of weasels stoats and short-eared owls affect the numbers of Microtus. Propoertion of monthly losses attributed to predation is tabulated – was the most [...]
Most hypotheses attempting to explain the evolution of pronounced sexual dimorphism in body size in the three species of weasels (Mustela erminea, M. frenata, M. nivalis) assume that sexual dimorphism is a long-term adaptation, associated with the different reproductive strategies of the two sexes. We here examine an auxiliary hypothesis which predicts that the degree [...]
This study compared the effects of four different-coloured trap covers on stoat (Mustela erminea) trap catch at Okia Reserve and Allens Beach on the Otago Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand. These sites bordered yellow-eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes) colonies. Kill traps were each placed within a moulded plastic cover coloured yellow, red, green, or black. All [...]