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Stoat (Mustela erminea), member of the Weasel family. Native of Asia, North America and Europe. In colder parts of its range the animals have a white winter coat with black tail tip, the source of the fur Ermine. From 'British Quadrupeds', W MacGillivray, (Edinburgh, 1828), one of the volumes in William Jardine's Naturalist's Library series. Hand-coloured engraving.

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Stoat (Mustela erminea), member of the Weasel family.  Native of Asia, North America and Europe. In colder parts of its range the animals have a white winter coat with black tail tip, the source of the fur Ermine.  From 'British Quadrupeds', W MacGillivray, (Edinburgh, 1828), one of the volumes in William Jardine's Naturalist's Library series. Hand-coloured engraving.