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Tropical Weasel

Latin Name Mustela africana
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location South America
Colour Brown
Length 25 - 30 cms (9.8 - 11.8 inches)
Tail 10 - 20 cms (3.9 - 7.9 inches)
Weight -
Life Expectancy


Main Characteristics

Tropical Weasels have a body length between 25 and 30 cms (9.8 - 11.8 inches) and a tail length between 10 and 20 cms (3.9 - 7.9 inches).

They are brown in colour with a white or pale cream underside and they have a brown stripe on their chest.


Tropical Weasels can be found in Peru, Columbia, Ecuador and Brazil.


Subspecies of the Tropical Weasel include:

Mustela africana africana
Mustela africana stolzmanni

Interesting Facts

Tropical Weasels are also known as:
Amazon Weasel

Similar Animals

Colombian Weasel
Least Weasel
Japanese Weasel
Long-Tailed Weasel
Malayan Weasel
Mountain Weasel
Patagonian Weasel
Siberian Weasel


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