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Malayan Weasel

Malayan Weasel Range Map (S E Asia)
Malayan Weasel Range Map (S E Asia)






Latin Name Mustela nudipes
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location South East Asia
Colour See Below
Length 30 - 36 cms (12 - 14 inches)
Tail 24 - 26 cms (9.4 - 10.2 inches)
Weight -
Life Expectancy

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Main Characteristics

Malayan Weasels have a body length between 30 and 36 cms (12 - 14 inches) and a tail length between 24 and 26 cms (9.4 - 10.2 inches). Their colour varies from reddish/brown to greyish/white and their head is coloured much lighter than their body. They have no hair on the soles of their feet around their pads.

Habitat

Malayan Weasels can be found in South East Asia.

Breeding

Very little is known about reproduction in Malayan Weasels. A litter of 4 young has been recorded.

Subspecies

Subspecies of the Malayan Weasel include:

Mustela nudipes leucocephalus
Mustela nudipes nudipes

Interesting Facts

Malayan Weasels are also known as:
Malay Weasel
Malaysian Weasel
Barefoot Weasel

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Back-Striped Weasel
Colombian Weasel
Least Weasel
Japanese Weasel
Long-Tailed Weasel
Taiwan High Mountain Weasel
Yellow-Bellied Weasel

 


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