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Tame Ferret#

Tame Ferret
Photo: H. Maurer, Fall 2005

The ferret (Mustela putorius furo) is the domesticated form of the European polecat, a mammal belonging to the same genus as the weasel.

They are still used for hunting rabbits in some parts of the world, but increasingly, they are kept only as pets.