Photo: Long-tailed weasel is ready for winter

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Mustela frenata

credit: Tony LePrieur

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This long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) was photographed at Fish Creek Park in Calgary, Alberta. In northern areas of this animal’s range, the weasel’s coat may turn white, like the one you see here. The rest of the year, or in more southern areas, their fur is brown.

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