I may be wrong but I think a stoat is a stoat, a ferret a ferret, and a
polecat a polecat (the largest), and then there are weasels. And I am
very surprised ferrets are not already wide spread throughout Australia
- they should be banned before they take off like Common Mynas.|
Marc Gardner wrote:
Slightly off topic about birds.....but back in my uni days about 5 years ago
I remember a zoology lecturer remarked that there was a local feral ferret
population somewhere in the highlands of Victoria. Would anyone have more
info about it, if it's true at all?
Also arent the ferrets in New Zealand called stoats - a wild/feral type that
were deliberatly introduced and not the domestic type you get in Australia?
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