Mammals of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance

Rutherford County

Mustela frenataLong-tailed Weasel2015-07-12Kevin and Colette Owens1Colette was preparing to grill and observed our dogs chasing what she first thought was a squirrel. The animal went behind a pool box and she captured it in a cat box. After taking pictures of it we compared it to internet photos and it matches the comparative photos of the long tailed weasel.photo02_Photo