The black-footed ferret is a member of the weasel family (mustelids). It has a long neck and black markings on its face, the tip of its tail and on its feet.
Learn how the black-footed ferret went from the ghost of the prairie to a triumph in endangered species conservation.
Black-footed ferret in a captive breeding program at the Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Center
Although similar in size and shape to the American Mink (Mustela vison), the much lighter body color and prairie habitat of the Black-footed Ferret are distinctive.
Apr 10, 2015 · Endangered black-footed ferrets that were born and raised in captivity must learn to hunt before they can be released into the wild on the American prairie
Jack Hanna is seen posing with black mountain lion cub at ‘Good Morning America’ on Sept. 22, 2014 in New York City. Alessio Botticelli—GC Images
Did You Know? Black-footed ferrets eat, sleep and raise their in prairie burrows, and spend about 90% of their time underground.
Habitat: Black-tailed prairie colonies, white-tailed prairie colonies, Gunnison’s prairie colonies. Black-footed ferrets are found surviving only on
Red-footed tortoise Fascinating Facts. The largest known red-footed tortoise was 17.75 inches (45 cm) in length! This species is also called the red leg tortoise or