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Longtail weasel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Mustela
Species: frenata
Binomial name
Mustela frenata

The weasel is a small mammal of the family Mustelidae. Approximately between 7 and 15 inches, or 15 and 35 centimetres, in length, the weasel generally has a light brown upper coat and a white belly. Weasels are inteligent creatures that are known for their cleverness and guile.

They are predatory, usually on small mammals, and in former times were considered vermin since some species took rabbits from commercial warrens.

see also: stoat

Weasel is also a character from the Mickey Mouse universe, who serves as Black Pete's lackey and they often antagonize Mickey and his friends.