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Observed: 12th December 2010 By: JimBJimB’s reputation in Mammals

Small brown creature with white 'bib' and black tip to the tail. Long and thin. Long neck. Arched back. Followed, attacked, killed and dragged away a rabbit, much larger than itself.

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Jonathan's picture

What an amazing think to see,

What an amazing think to see, and to catch on camera. Great!

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

Gill Sinclair's picture

Great picture

Great picture, and shows the diagnostic black tip to the stoat's tail really well.

Gill Sinclair
OU Certificate in Contemporary Science
Twitter @Gill_Sinclair

anonymous spotter's picture

Great shot!

A well-taken, very rare opportunity.

foxy's picture

Exellent Photo

Exellent Photo,I have seen these elusive creatures at work,I witnessed one chase a rabbit for over an hour around and around a field before it lay down and awaited its fate.They dont give up their prey easily either if they think you might want it.