Siberian weasel

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Siberian weasel
Siberian Weasel Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim India 14.05.2016.jpg
In Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Mustela
M. sibirica
Binomial name
Mustela sibirica
Pallas, 1773
Siberian Weasel area.png
Siberian weasel range
(green – native, red – introduced)

The Siberian weasel (Mustela sibirica) is a type of weasel. It is also called kolonok. It is native to Asia. It lives in a lot of forest habitats and open places. It is a least concern species.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Abramov, A. V.; Duckworth, J. W.; Choudhury, A.; Chutipong, W.; Timmins, R.J.; Ghimirey, Y.; Chan, B. & Dinets, V. (2016). "Mustela sibirica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T41659A45214744. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. Alexei Abramov (Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences; Timmins, Rob; Group, William Duckworth (IUCN SSC Small Carnivore Specialist; Group), IUCN SSC Deer Specialist; Foundation), Anwaruddin Choudhury (The Rhino; Chan, Bosco Pui Lok; Sg), Yadav Ghimirey (Cat; Dinets, Vladimir; Volunteer), Wanlop Chutipong (IUCN SSC Small Carnivores Specialist Group (2015-03-03). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Mustela sibirica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-09-10.