LOUISE MURRAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LOUISE MURRAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
European polecat (Mustela putorius). Polecats are members of the weasel family and ancestors of the domestic ferret. Polecat numbers are recovering in the UK after decades of persecution by gamekeepers. They eat frogs, water voles and other rodents, fish, rabbits, and birds. Photographed at the British wildlife centre, Surrey, England, UK.
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