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Feb 2057 polecat Compton Verney

Observed: 13th February 2012 By: Chalkie
Feb 2057 polecat Compton Verney web
Feb 2058 Polecat Compton Verney web
Feb 2060 polecat paw and claws web
Description:

Dead by the side of the road. Is this a polecat? Or a ferret/polecat? Or perhaps a mink?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Turnstone's picture

Looks very much like a

Looks very much like a polecat to me , definitely not a mink.
Shame, another roadside casualty.
Tony

Gill Sinclair's picture

Not a mink

I agree with Tony - def. not a mink but I'm not sure whether pure polecat.

Gill Sinclair
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Chalkie's picture

Thanks

I didn't think it was a mink, but someone else did!