Archive for the Prairie Wildlife Research Tag

Happy Endangered Species Day

Today is Endangered Species Day, and you know what that means… celebrating the black footed ferret! Isn’t it remarkable how similar to a baby domestic ferret the baby black footed ferret looks? Domestic ferret baby (mustela putorius furo) photo is of a kit from my late Morgan’s litter, possibly Morgan himself? Care of Mary McCarty/Novel Beginnings Ferretry: Black footed ferret
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My McKid

Lately there’s been a lot of discussion on the FML (Ferret Mailing List) about the DMK ferret rescue. It seems that a great number of people, ferret-owning and otherwise, were completely unaware of the rescue effort, which was massive and a huge triumph for the ferret community. Over 500 ferrets were rescued from the DMK farm, and many of the
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