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Least Weasel

Cranium, mandible and complete postcranial skeleton of a juvenile male Weasel (Mustela nivalis), organised into tubes according to parts of the body. This specimen was originally misidentified as a juvenile Stoat (Mustela erminea) and has been reidentified as adult male Least Weasel, based on baculum morphology and skull characteristics.

Cranium, mandible and complete postcranial skeleton of a juvenile male Weasel (Mustela nivalis), organised into tubes according to parts of the body. This specimen was originally misidentified as a juvenile Stoat (Mustela erminea) and has been reidentified as adult male Least Weasel, based on baculum morphology and skull characteristics.

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