Weasels

Weasels, wolverines, polecats, and martens constitute the Subfamily Mustelinae and are closely related to OTTERS, badgers, and skunks. Only one weasel has made the cryptid list, an obscure yellowish animal in China. However, two
minor controversies exist in England over

(1) whether the European polecat (Mustela putorius) and the European pine marten (Martes martes) persist in the wild, and

(2) whether the Stone martin (Martes foina) and the white phase (ermine) of the Short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea) are native or introduced. Jonathan Downes, The Smaller Mystery Carnivores of the Westcountry (Exwick, England: CFZ Publications, 1996); Darren Naish, “Further Notes on Unrecognized British Mustelids,” Cryptozoology
Review 2, no. 2 (Autumn 1997): 28–31.

List of Weasels

Huáng Yao

Huáng Yao

Huáng Yao : Unknown Weaselof East Asia. Etymology: Mandarin Chinese (Sino-Tibetan) word; huáng means “yellow.” Physical description: Weasel-like body. Yellow ...
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Pouakai

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