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Yellow-Bellied Weasel

Yellow-Bellied Weasel Range Map (Asia)
Yellow-Bellied Weasel Range Map (Asia)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors

Latin Name Mustela kathiah
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location Asia
Colour Brown
Length 25 - 27 cm (9.8 - 10.6 inches)
Tail 12.5 - 15 cm (4.9 - 5.9 inches)
Weight 1.5 Kgs (3.3 lbs)
Life Expectancy


Main Characteristics

Yellow-Bellied Weasels have a body length between 25 and 27 cms (9.8 - 10.6 inches), a tail length between 12.5 and 15 cms (4.9 - 5.9 inches) and they weigh approximately 1.5 kgs (3.3 lbs). They are dark brown in colour with a yellowish underside.


Yellow-Bellied Weasels can be found in the pine forests of Asia.


Yellow-Bellied Weasels mainly feed on rodents, such as rats, mice and voles, other small mammals and birds.


Little is known about reproduction in Yellow-Bellied Weasels.


There are none documented.


Subspecies of the Yellow-Bellied Weasel include:

Mustela kathiah caporiaccoi
Mustela kathiah kathiah

Interesting Facts

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