"Mustela" Quotes from Famous Books
... Falconer had made it clear that twelve or more species of mammalia characterised this portion of the Middle Purbeck, most of them insectivorous or predaceous, varying in size from that of a mole to that of the common polecat, Mustela putorius. While the majority had the character of insectivorous marsupials, Dr. Falconer selected one as differing widely from the rest, and pointed out that in certain characters it was allied to the ...
— The Student's Elements of Geology • Sir Charles Lyell
Words linked to "Mustela" : weasel, ferret, polecat, genus Mustela, foumart, Mustela frenata, Mustela nivalis, fitch, Mustela nigripes, Mustela erminea, Mustela rixosa, Mustela vison, mink, family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
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