Altai weasel (Mustela altaica)

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Altai weasel fact file

Altai weasel description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyMustelidae
GenusMustela (1)

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Also known as
Mountain weasel, pale weasel.
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Altai weasel status

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix III of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Altai weasel standing on a rock  
Altai weasel standing on a rock

© Karunakar Rayker

Karunakar Rayker
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21932201@N04/

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