Is the weasel a rodent?
No, weasels are members of the Carnivora order, which are predatory meat-eating animals. Rodents are a group of gnawing, mostly omnivorous mammals, with their own Order, Rodentia.
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Weasel is a common name for about 12 species of mammals in the genus Mustela of the Mustelidae family. They are found throughout North America, Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe Weasels are aggressive and fierce and will attack animals much larger than themselves. Before the attack, they w…atch the movement of their prey . When they kill, they go for the neck of the victim. Weasels eat mice, voles, shrews, moles, rabbits and small birds and their eggs. Occasionally when there's no other food, they might eat berries but they are pretty carnivorous. In New Zealand they regularly eat large insects called wetas. They are carnivorous mammals. Weasels feed on small mammals, and in former times were considered vermin since some species took poultry from farms, or rabbits from commercial warrens. Weasels feed on small mammals. It hunts for rabbits, rats, birds, frogs, ground squirrels and pika ( a small rodent that lives in the mountains) . It eats hundreds of meadow mice. Weasels that live in the north also feed on Arctic hare and lemming. they eat mice and voles and rabbits.Weasels eat birds and eggs,pika,frogs,lizards,baby crocs,chickens,bugs,hedgehogs,baby porcupines,hares,squirrels,chipmunks,salamanders,opossums and robins . Do weasels eat fish? They will if they can catch them. Most species aren't very water adapted and don't eat very much of it. Otters are members of the weasel family and they eat a lot of fish. Minks, which are often referred to as weasels, eat 20-50% fish. Badgers eat fish if it is available. (MORE)
Weasel is a common name for about 12 species of mammals in the genus Mustela of the Mustelidae family. They are found throughout North America, Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe. Weasels are in the famil y Mustelidae of the order Carnivora (they are carnivores) . Originally, the… name "weasel" was applied to one species of the genus, the European form of the Least Weasel (Mustela nivalis). Early literary references to weasels, for example their common appearances in fables, refer to this species rather than to the genus as a whole, reflecting what is still the common usage in the United Kingdom. In technical discourse, however, as in American usage, the term "weasel" can refer to any member of the genus, or to the genus as a whole. Of the 16 extant species currently classified in the genus Mustela, ten have "weasel" in their common name. Among those that do not are the stoat or ermine, two species of mink, and three species of ferrets. . Animals in the weasel family - Ferret, stoat, polecat, mink, ermine, black-footed ferret, long tailed weasel, least weasel. Other relatives of the weasels are martens, otters, badgers, and wolverines. The terms stoat and ermine are terms for the long tailed and short tailed weasels in their winter coats.. Weasels vary in length from fifteen to thirty-five centimeters (six to fourteen inches), and usually have a light brown upper coat, white belly and black fur at the tip of the tail; in many species, populations living at high latitudes molt to a white coat with black fur at the tip of the tail in winter. They have long slender bodies, which enable them to follow their prey into burrows. Their tails are typically almost as long as the rest of their bodies. As is typical of small carnivores, weasels have a reputation for cleverness and guile. They also have tails that can be anywhere from 22-33 cm long and they use these to defend the food they get and to claim territory from other weasels. The average weasel weighs about 198 grams (7 ounces).. Weasels feed on small mammals, and in former times were considered vermin since some species took poultry from farms, or rabbits from commercial warrens. Certain species of weasel and ferrets have been reported to perform the mesmerizing weasel war dance, after fighting other creatures, or acquiring food from competing creatures. In folklore at least, this dance is particularly associated with the stoat.. Collective nouns for a group of weasels include boogle, gang, pack, and confusion.. Weasels occur all across the world except for Antarctica, Australia and neighboring islands.. source: wikipedia (MORE)
A rodent is an animal with two sharp, constantly growing incisors.These teeth are kept short by gnawing. Rodents include rats, mice,hamsters and gerbils. They are mostly very small, although thebiggest rodent is the capybara, which can grow to up to 4.3 feet.Canine ancestors may be a rodent or roden…t related. (MORE)
Most species of weasel seem to be doing well. We have plenty here in NC and they are rarely seen because of their nocturnal habits. The only species of concern is the least weasel, which is decining in some areas. The population is estimated at 700,000
\nMost of the weasel family hiss when threatened.\n. \nThe hiss is a low sound lasting for approximately 3 seconds or so, often repeated if the threat does not dissipate. they also offer a scream if the threat intensifies. In mink its a loud high pitched scream, in ferrets and polecats its a barkin…g scream, in stoats and weasels it is a high pitched yelping scream. (MORE)
The simple answer is- a rodent is a small furry animal with two large incisor teeth. They are mostly onmivorous. 40% of all animals are rodents. Here is the complex answer; All life on earth is put into separate categories, which helps people to understand how different life forms relate to each …other- how they are different and similar. This practice of categorising life is called Taxonomy. As a mouse is a rodent, I will use a mouse as an example. Firstly all life is separated into 'domains'. There are three domains; Archaea, Bacteria and Eukarya. All animals and plants are 'Eukarya'. Then they are separated (they are so annoying!) further into 'kingdoms'. There are six kingdoms; Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Protista, Archaea, and Bacteria. Mice are, of course, in the first group 'animalia' or 'animals'. Then we have the 'phylum'. The phylum that mice fit into is 'Chordata', and we humans are also Chordata, and anything that has a backbone such as a fish, a crocodile, or a finch. Then we have the 'class'. The class of a mouse is 'mammal'. Again, we humans are also mammals, however- feathered and scaly animals are not mammals, they are a different 'class'. Then we finally come to the 'order'. This is where we humans separate from mice. Mice are of the order 'rodent' and we are of the order 'primate'. But the categories do not stop dividing there, rodents can be separated into their separate 'family', then further into 'genus' then even further into separate 'species'. Our example of a mouse, then, in all these ever decreasing categories, looks like this: Eukaryote; animal; chordate; mammal; rodent; muridae; mus; mouse. Other rodents include rats, squirrels, chipmunks, gophers, porcupines, beavers, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, degus, chinchillas, prairie dogs, and groundhogs. They all share enough similarities to be put into one category together. (MORE)
Pretty much any animal that is hungry and is bigger than it such as owls, foxes, badgers, cats, dogs, wolves, etc.
The cousin of the weasel is the ferret. Others in the Mustelidae family are minks, ermine, otters, wolverine, fisher, and martens.
Any of various mammals of the order Rodentia which have two pairs of continuously growing and self-sharpening teeth.
They mate with each other.. The same way that all mammals, including humans do. an adult male and an adult female have intercourse.
In an ecosystem, a weasels is a predator to the eggs of birds,small rodents, and insects. The role a weasel will exhibit in theecosystem is controlling the population of other species.
Most animals try to stay away from weasels. But owls, eagles and other birds of prey might attack a weasel. No animals actually consider them prey. But also badgers, coyotes, foxes, and even other weasels might attack them. (But for the owls, and other birds of prey sometimes the hunters become the …hunted.) (MORE)
Weasels are not poisonous. They will bite you if you bother one, but they do not have any venom or poisonous fangs. Weasels are kin to mink, stoats, and ferrets. They are carnivores, and hunt and eat small animals like mice.
Yes. Weasels are nice. They are majestic. But never bother a weasel or he will be sad and you will be unluckyin life.
When inserted into a claim, weaselers give the claim's author a way out in case the claim is challenged. Examples include the use of "perhaps", "maybe", or "if you agree or not" and such.
A cousin of a weasel is a mink and a ferret. If you want to find more cousins of a weasel just type in weasel to Google or use Wikipedia and type in Mustelidae which is the family of a weasel and More...
Weasels live in holes in trees and rock or nooks. They will livewherever they can find a place that they fit.
Rodents are mammals that have a single pair of incisors in theupper and lower jaws that continuously grow. They are warm bloodedand furry animals. Rodents include mice, rats, squirrels,chipmunks, and beavers.
all rodents have incizor teeth that never stop growing so they always need something to qnaw on.
no they are not but some can and did u know there are at lest 12 to 17 of them
There are many types of weasel, some change fur color during different seasons. Weasels are very strong. They can take down something 6x there own size.
Which of these is not a rodent but is instead a weasel so near-sighted it often ends up as road-kill on North American highways?
Skunks usually end up as road kill on North American highways, but they are not related to weasels. Yes, they are related to weasels... They are both part of the Mustelidae family.
an extreme case of qualification in which the apparent meaning is not intended after all.
Weasel is a common name for about 12 species of mammals in the genus Mustela of the Mustelidae family. They are found throughout North America, Asia, Afica, South America, and Europe. Weasels vary in length from fifteen to thirty-five centimeters (six to fourteen inches), and usually have a light… brown upper coat, white belly and black fur at the tip of the tail; in many species, populations living at high latitudes molt to a white coat with black fur at the tip of the tail in winter. They have long slender bodies, which enable them to follow their prey into burrows. Their tails are typically almost as long as the rest of their bodies. As is typical of small carnivores, weasels have a reputation for cleverness and guile. They also have tails that can be anywhere from 22-33 cm long and they use these to defend the food they get and to claim territory from other weasels. The average weasel weighs about 198 grams (7 ounces). Source: wikipedia General description: In summer, both weasels are medium to dark brown above, with yellowish white underparts. Both species turn white in winter. The larger of the two is the short-tailed species. It can reach 15 inches (38 cm) in length and 7 ounces (198 g) in weight. The least weasel well deserves its title of the smallest living carnivore. It reaches a maximum length of 10 inches (25 cm) and a weight of 3 ounces (85 g). The short-tailed weasel's tail is one-fourth to one-third of the total body length while the least weasel's tail length comprises only about 15 percent of total body length. During all seasons the tip of short-tailed weasel's tail is black. The tail of the least weasel contains only a few black hairs (MORE)
Weaseling a dog is the term used with the idea that once a dog has a good fight with a weasel he will hunt down and kill any weasel around. So you put the dog in a barrel with a weasel and close the lid. The dog is in the barrel until he kills the weasel. This is "weaseling the dog" and after the fi…ght with the weasel, the dog is "weaseled". (MORE)
weasels drink water or blood.some people say they drink blood but I think they drink water.Weasels love to eat small animals like rabits,chikens,mice things like that.
According to WikiPedia: . Weasel words is an informal term for words and phrases that, whilst communicating a vague or ambiguous claim, create an impression that something specific and meaningful has been said. Weasel words manage to vaguely imply meaning far beyond the claim actually made. F…or example, weasel words in advertisements may use phrases such as "up to 50% off", which is misleading because it does not say how many items are affected by the headline reduction, but it is implied that many items are affected. Weasel words may also have the effect of softening the force of a potentially loaded or otherwise controversial statement through some form of understatement, for example using detensifiers such as "somewhat" or "in most respects".. Weasel words can be broken down into several categories: . Numerically vague expressions such as "many" or "experts" . Using passive voice to try to avoid having to quote specific authorities . Adverbs which change the meaning of the phrase, such as "probably" . Vague generalizations instead of specific facts . Using euphemisms to "soften" the appearance of harsh facts . Using non-sequiters such as "If you don't buy this brand of dog food, your dog will suffer." Here are some examples from WikiPedia: . "People say..." (Which people? How do they know?) . "It has been claimed that..." (By whom, where, when?) . "Critics claim..." (Which critics?) . "Clearly..." (As if the premise is undeniably true) . "It stands to reason that..." (Again, as if the premise is undeniably true - see "Clearly" above) . "Questions have been raised..." (Implies a fatal flaw has been discovered) . "I heard that..." (Who told you? Is the source reliable?) . "There is evidence that..." (What evidence? Is the source reliable?) . "Experience shows that..." (Whose experience? What was the experience? How does it demonstrate this?) . "It has been mentioned that..." (Who are these mentioners? Can they be trusted?) . "Popular wisdom has it that..." (Is popular wisdom a test of truth?) . "Commonsense has it/insists that..." (The common sense of whom? Who says so? See "Popular wisdom" above, and "It is known that" below) . "It is known that..." (By whom and by what method is it known?) . "Officially known as..." (By whom, where, when - who says so?) . "It turns out that..." (How does it turn out?) . "It was noted that..." (A commonly used start of a line by Auditors with poor work papers or little evidence) . "Our product is so good, it was even given away in celebrity gift bags." (True, perhaps, but not relevant.) . "See why more of our trucks are sold in Southern California than in any other part of the country." (Southern California is a big vehicle market.) . "Nobody else's product is better than ours." (What is the evidence of this?) . "Studies show..." (what studies?) . "(The phenomenon) came to be seen as..." (by whom?) . "Some argue..." (who?) . "Up to sixty percent..." (so, 59%? 50%? 10%?) . "More than seventy percent...(How many more? 80%? 90%?) . "The vast majority..." (All, almost all, more than half - how many?) . Weasel words are often used in marketing materials of corporations. Improving your ability to spot weasel words can both improve your abilities as a scholar and make it less likely that companies will be able to rip you off. (MORE)
Weasels are members of the Mustelidae family and are closely related to ferrets, mink, martens, otters, polecats and skunks who are also members of the Mustelidae family.
You go to Chuck's Coffee shop in Belmont Shore, CA. That's their specialty. It's a scrambled egg with chili, onions, cheese and sause. Chuck (the original) brought the dish from somewhere in Texas in the 40s or 50s.
Weasels are tiny but vicious predators and are the smallest carnivorous mammals in the world growing to no more than 6 inches.
Weasels are primarily predators, and kill their own prey, rather than picking at carcasses left by other predators.
Weasels have four legs that they use to move around. They are ableto climb and jump around quite efficiently.
yes you can (i think) i think i'v saw a weasle or a ferret i don't know but it was white but anyway you can buy it at any pet store near you (i think) i really want one i have a pet store near me called SUPERPETZ they have lottttttts!
If you want a weasel as a pet you should be able to get it at a pet store. I wouldn't suggest touching a wild weasel though. However, weasels are illegal in some places.
Wolverines belong to the Mustelidae family, so it is correct to say they belong to the 'Weasel Family'. They do not belong to the Mustela genus though, so are not 'true weasels', like Stoats, Ferrets, Mink, and common Weasels.
Weasel does die in the book "Weasel" by Cynthia DeFelice. Thecharacter Nathan contemplated killing him, but then decides not to.Weasel dies anyhow.
use herbs, salt, pepper and spices. cook it over a fire and then inhale it throught the hole in your face.
1. Ferrets are NOT rodents. 2. Snakes are NOT rodents. 3.YES,Rodents are cannibals. DO NOT DIS FERRETS
Weasels are found in North America. . Long tailed weasels commonly found in parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. . Short tailed weasels are found in Canada, Alaska, and the northeastern states, Great Lakes, and northwestern states. . The least weasel is most often found in Canada, Al…aska, and the northeastern and Great Lakes states. . They are usually found near abundant water, where a lot of small rodents are present. Some places they are commonly found are near roadsides and around farms. (MORE)
You don't want to kill them if possible, if that get some cages and bait. Lure them into the trap and then send them out of town, or wherever they can't reach you again. If you want to do it the easy way, get an exterminator. Look up in the phone book to see the nearest and if that, least expensive …exterminator. Hope this helps! (MORE)
No because a mouse looks like a rat but it isn't a rat isn't it?
Yes there are about 3 species of weasels in Africa. This includes the least, striped and Saharan striped weasels.
Rodents are small and are mamals. They always live on the ground. The largest rodent is the Capybara.
I'm just shooting here, but I think it just might be because there aren't very many left.
No. Weasels are members of the order Carnivora. Rodents have their own order of Rodentia. Therefore, their families are also different. weasels are members of the family Mustelidae, and rodents have a number of different families within their order.
No, weasels do not have a main nucleus, but their cells do . The weasel is an animal, therefore, it is a multicellular organism. All multi cellular organisms are composed of eukaryotic cells (as opposed to prokaryotic cells). Each eukaryotic cell contains its own nucleus. So the weasel itself does… not have a nucleus, but its cells do. The equivalent to a nucleus in an animal's organ systems would probably be the brain. Both the nucleus and the brain are like the "command center." (MORE)
Kindly refer to the link attached below. The Least Weasel or Mustela nivalis is considered the smallest living carnivore. Its body length rarely exceeds 23 centimeters and it has reddish-ginger fur, which is brighter than that of most other weasels, who have white under belly fur
A rodent does not have tentacles, laser beams, a knowledge of musical notation, or many, many other things.
Which of the following animals from the arctic tundra are falsely known as suicidal rodents short-tailed weasel quoll lemming hare?
The Arctic lemming is often falsely regarded as suicidal. It should be noted that the quoll is NOT an animal from the arctic tundra.
weasels are in ant artica but it the super forest of wantocky yhey go to the strore and buy a coat for them self and wear it till ant artica is hot