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P1050416

Observed: 25th March 2012 By: keredtramskeredtrams’s reputation in Mammalskeredtrams’s reputation in Mammals
P1050416
Description:

dead polecat found by the roadside at sella ness shetland.spotted it one night at sella ness accommodation.i assume it was the same one as it hasn`t been seen since.shame!

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Mark at Magdalen's picture

Pink nose suggests ferret

Pink nose suggests ferret

David Jardine's picture

Introduced non-native......

A ground predator such as this would cause quite a few problems for the native fauna of Shetland, so personally I'm not certain there is much to get sentamental about here, particularly when NBN map shows it doesn't appear to be established on the archipelago.