FERRET (mustela putorius furo)
Estado: Stock availableREF: 1
(mustela putorius furo)
ESTADO DE LA ESPECIE
UICN: not been at risk since 1996 current situation is good
CITES: not included.
DISTRIBUTION: Europa, north of África
HABITAT: cforests,fields and river beds
LENTH: 30 – 50 cm.
TAIL: 10 – 19 cm
WEIGHT: 650 – 1.000 gr.
GESTATION: 6 WEEKS.
OFFSPRINGS: 3 – 12.
The ferret comes from the polecat that was domesticated 1500 years ago.
They spend between 14 and 18 hours sleepingthey are more active in the morning,afternoon, and night they are very playfull and all sleep together.
The maiting period is from febuary to april the males fight and become agressive.