Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel)

Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel) in Winter

Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel)
(Mustela erminea)

Order:  Carnivora
Family:  Mustelidae

Ermine in Winter
Photo © Mikael Males

Ermine Information

Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel_
Photo plus information about habitat, behavior, reproduction, and diet. (From Vermont Fish & Wildlife)

Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel)
Photos, geographic range, physical characteristics, food habits, reproduction, behavior, habitat and conservation information. (From Animal Diversity Web)

Short-tailed Weasel and Long-tailed Weasel
Photos and information about the difference in physical appearance of the short-tailed weasel and long-tailed weasel. Describes their habitat, diet, and reproduction.
(From Connecticut Wildlife)


Ermine in Summer

Ermine in Summer

© Denzor

Range in New England

The Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel) is found throughout New England.

Ermine Standing Upright

Ermine Standing Upright

© Heinz Effner