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Black-footed Ferrets

Back from the Brink (America"s Animal Comebacks)

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Published by Bearport Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Zoological Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Animals - Animal Welfare,
  • Animals - Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Squirrels, etc,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Black-footed ferret,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8892798M
    ISBN 101597165069
    ISBN 109781597165068

    black-footed ferret The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) is one of the rarest mammals in North America, and between and it was considered extinct in the oduction programs begun in have had mixed results. Utah, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Kansas host a handful of small self-sustaining populations. Black-footed ferret peeks out of a burrow / Mike Lockhart, USFWS Learning to hunt a prairie dog Mike Lockhart, USFWS Black-footed ferret in the wild Kimberly Fraser, USFWS Black-footed ferret in preconditioning pens / USFWS.S. ish ildlife Service Mustela nigripes Black-footed Ferret Species Description The black-footed ferret (BFF) (MustelaFile Size: KB.

    All members of this family have anal scent glands. Black-footed ferrets (ferrets) are North America’s only native ferret and they are a different species than ferrets found in pet stores. The animals sold in pet stores are European ferrets, a domesticated form of the European polecat. Ferrets are 18 to 24 inches long, including a inch tail. The black-footed ferret once had a range estimated at million acres in the western plains, which is now reduced to only 2 million acres. However, efforts to reintroduce the ferret continue to expand. The National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center is located in northern Colorado and the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology.

    In , WWF marked its third consecutive year of black-footed ferret reintroductions on the Fort Belknap Reservation in northern Montana. WWF and partners also documented both first and second generation kits— young ferrets—born to individuals released in and   The black-footed ferret is considered the rarest mammal in North America. ©Ryan Haggerty Why has it been so challenging to reintroduce the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes)? Efforts continue throughout the West, but establishing populations has been difficult.


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Black-Footed Ferrets: Back from the Brink (America's Animal Comebacks) Library Binding – July 1, by Miriam Aronin (Author)Author: Miriam Aronin. A surprisingly readable treatise on the black-footed ferret recovery program, by three members of the program staff. Listed as an endangered species, the secretive black-footed ferret had been reduced to a minuscule wild population in Wyoming bythe year a captive-propagation effort swung into action/5(2).

Packed with facts about the Black Footed Ferret, your children or grandchildren will enjoy learning from start to finish while they read this book. This book was a pleasure to write, and knowing that children learn from it made it all worthwhile. If you want to learn about the Black Footed Ferret, you will enjoy this book.3/5(3).

Facts About The Black Footed Ferret (A Picture Book For Kids) by Lisa Black-footed Ferrets book | out of 5 stars 2. Paperback $ $ 8. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. More Buying Choices $ (3 used & new offers).

Comparative vaginal cytology of the estrous cycle of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes), Siberian polecats (M. eversmanni), and domestic ferret (M. putorius furo). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigations 4, 38– Accurate plush depiction of the rare black footed ferret species.

17" long including soft bushy tail, 10" long excluding tail. Made of super soft high quality plush fabric, with expressive eyes and a flocked nose. Safe for stuffed animal lovers over 24 months of age/5(53). Meet the Black-footed Ferret. These mainly nocturnal mammals live underground in prairie dog burrows and are quite playful and vocal.

They measure 18 Black-footed Ferrets book 24 inches long and weigh less than three pounds. The ferret’s yellow-beige color and black markings on its face, feet and tail help it to blend in with its surroundings.

It has short legs with large front paws and claws that are adept at digging. The black-footed ferret is one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Fewer than adults live in the wild and only 3 populations are considered valuable.

Ferrets rely almost exclusively upon healthy prairie dog populations, they live only in prairie dog burrows, and more than 90% of their diet is prairie dogs. Though black-footed ferrets sometimes eat squirrels, mice, and other rodents, prairie dogs are essential to their survival, making up the majority of the ferret diet.

These voracious predators hunt them in their own burrows, and take shelter in abandoned prairie dog dwellings. Black-footed ferrets were first reintroduced on the Reservation inbut an outbreak of sylvatic plague swept through the release sites in and decimated populations of ferrets and prairie dogs, the ferret’s main food item.

Since then, prairie dog populations have rebounded. allFerrets is a nonprofit c3 educational organization and Online Ferret Community. Our goals are to provide up to date information on all ferrets-domestic and wild-and to serve as an "online" meeting place for those interested in learning more about these wonderful animals and related species.

The black footed ferret averages to be from 18 to 24 inches long. “ The black footed ferret is inches and their tale is inches long” say Also they don’t weigh that much, they weigh to pounds.

“The adult black footed ferret weighs from to but the male weighs slightly larger than the female” (1). Established inthe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.

The National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center’s goal is to put themselves out of business. “I hate to say this, but I think there are quite a few species that are going to need our help,” said Kimberly Fraser, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center in Colorado.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Where Are My Prairie Dogs and Black-Footed Ferrets.

by Ron Hirschi A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is. Get this from a library. Black-footed ferret.

[Denise Casey; Susan G Clark] -- Describes the physical characteristics, habits, life cycle, history, and future prospects of the small animal that may be the rarest mammal in North America. Meet the Black Footed Ferret: Introduction.

The black footed ferret is a small carnivorous (meat-eating) mammal native to North America. It is a member of the mustelid family, which also includes weasels, otters and minks. It is the only ferret native to North America. The North-American Black-footed Ferret (Mustela nigripes) is a wild is a different species from the domestic Ferret (Mustela putorious furo).

(Domestic Ferrets are not found in the wild.) Unlike the domestic Ferret, the wild black-footed ferret is nocturnal: they sleep during the day and hunt at night.

National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center. 16K likes. The National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center is committed to the recovery of the endangered black-footed ers: 17K. Black-footed Ferrets are weasel-like in body shape and form but are heavier than other weasels.

The torso is long with short legs and a long tail. The color of the body is a soft cream color with the ears, chin and throat fading to white. In March, the University of California Press will release Jachowski’s book about his experience, “Wild Again: The Struggle to Save the Black-Footed Ferret.” The federally endangered black-footed ferret is cute enough to be the poster child for species conservation, but it requires healthy colonies of an unpopular critter to survive.

The endangered black-footed ferret, the only ferret native to North America, was once thought to be extinct Inthe last black-footed ferret in captivity died, and the species was declared.In Black-footed Ferrets: Back from the Brink, children relive the inspiring and heroic efforts of people who stepped in to save this remarkable creature when all seemed lost.

Through this true tale of wildlife survival, children discover the bold and creative ideas that Americans and their government have used to protect and care for the.