Domestic Ferret

Scientific Name: Mustela putorius furo

Ferrets use several forms of verbal communication, including docking, clucking, screeching and barking.
  • Size: Weight: 5 to 6 pounds; Length: 12 to 16 inches
  • Diet: Carnivores, typically have a meat-like diet
  • Habitat: Forested and semi-forested areas near water
  • Range in the Wild: No center of origin found as of yet, but thought to be in Europe

Conservation Status

No special status.

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