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Ermine Weasel

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Ermine
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Short-tailed Weasel Scientific Name: External:
-Coats changes color for camouflage
-Small body helps it get in tight spaces Adaptation "Main Menu:." Short Tailed Weasel. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.montanatrappers.org/furbearers/short-tailed-weasel.htm>.

"Ermine and Least Weasel." Ermine and Least Weasel. Premier Darrell Pasloski, Aug.-Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.env.gov.yk.ca/wildlifebiodiversity/mammals/ermineweasel.php>.

N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.angelfire.com/tn3/taigataiga/taiga.html>.

"Taiga Biome Project - Taiga Flora." Taiga Biome Project - Taiga Flora. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://taigaproject.wikispaces.com/Taiga Flora>.

"Taiga Biome." - Animal Facts and Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://bioexpedition.com/taiga-biome/>.

"The Taiga." The Taiga. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://taigabiome.wordpress.com/animals/>.

"The Taiga." The Taiga. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://taigabiome.wordpress.com/flora/>.

King, Carolyn M., and Roger A. Powell. "The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats:." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://books.google.com/books?id=5ae9c7GO_cUC>.

"Description." Dannerpedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://dannerpedia.wikispaces.com/Weasel>.

"UWL Website." UWL Website. N.p., 2007. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/2010/nuernber_kels/adaptation.htm>. Bibliography Mustela Ermine Climate:
64*F - 70*F
Temperature:
Summer: 30*F - 70*F
Winter: -65*F - 30*F
Precipitation:
about 5 in
Nesting sites:
Their nesting sites are in rocks and holes they dig.
Escape routes:
They dig many holes to help them get away from their predators. Abiotic Factors Food Preferences:
rats, mice, rabbits, eggs, insects, birds, voles and small rodents.
Population:
Weasel populations often cycle with mouse populations. Several parasites can infect weasels, such as the guinea worm and kidney worms. These have little impact on the population.
Predators:
owls, eagles, big birds, badgers, coyotes, foxes, and long-tailed weasels
Disease:
Weasels can get diseases like parasites.
Young:
They have 3 to 8 young every summer. Biotic Factions Internal:
- Musk glands like skunks
-Excellent night vision
-Good hearing and smelling Pictures By:Lauren Wartley "Taiga Biomes." Taiga Biomes. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/taiga.htm>.

Ilekea S. "Tundra Climate." Tundra Climate. N.p., 2001. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra_climate.htm>.

"Weasel." :: Animal Facts. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ypte.org.uk/animal/weasel/193>.

"Facts About..." Facts About Everything! Arts, Literature, Science, History, Events, Entertainment, People, Places and the Natural World. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.facts-about.org.uk/>.

"Facts About..." Facts About Everything! Arts, Literature, Science, History, Events, Entertainment, People, Places and the Natural World. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. <http://www.facts-about.org.uk/>.

"Biome Lecture 2." Biome Lecture 2. N.p., Oct.-Nov. 2006. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://home.earthlink.net/~dayvdanls/biomelec3.html>.

"Weasel." - New World Encyclopedia. N.p., Oct.-Nov. 2008. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Weasel>. Food Web: 1. Ferrets and minks are close relatives of weasels.

2.Weasels are poisonous.

3. Body weight: 3-15 oz(5 to 18 inch)

4. Body length: 12-45 cm(85 to 198 g)

5. Lifespan: Up to 10 years 5 Interesting facts PURPOSE:

1. Tear and rip prey apart

2. Kill prey by biting the back of the neck

3. Decoy from predator, black-tip of tail is different from body

4. Camouflage

5. Long, thin body allows them to follow its prey into their homes (easy to burrow underground) Body adaptations Body Adaptation:

1. Sharp claws

2. Sharp teeth

3. Tail

4. Fur

5. Body Function:

1.Catch and hold things

2.Cut

3.Balance

4.Keep body warm

5.Join head and limbs together,hold all organs together Flora:
Fir, Birch,
Moss,Pines,
Oak,Maple
and ect. Flora and Fauna Fauna:
Shoeshoe, Hare,
Grizzly Bear,
lynx,Foxes,
Squirrels and ect. Body Adaptation
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