Black-Footed Ferrets, Weasels, Endangered

PHOTOS: Black-Footed Ferrets Are Loveable Weasels

The Black-Footed Ferret is a new endangered species we’re going to explore. Exotic diseases are destroying their habitats but they are looking to make a comeback with your help.

The Black Footed Ferret is an endangered animal native to North America.

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They are a species in the weasel family.

Black-Footed Ferrets, Weasels, Endangered

They grow only to weigh about 2.5 pounds but, like this little guy, can be super aggressive.

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The Black-Footed Ferret has a large skull and strong jaw with teeth which are adapted for eating meat.

Black-Footed Ferrets, Weasels, Endangered

Black Footed Ferrets, though still endangered, have made a comeback in recent years. This one made a comeback to a distinguished modeling career.

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Black-footed ferrets spend about 90 percent of their time underground, where they eat, sleep and raise their young.

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Week old Black Footed Ferrets, known as Kits, are born blind and sleep all together in shapes. These Kits are showing you how much they want your love by making a heart shape.

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This guy is doing a solid Miley Cyrus impression.

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Their mating season is between March and April. These two are pumping their chests while out on the town searching for some lady Ferrets.

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These two are starring in a buddy cop film due out next summer. If you want to see the movie please find out how you can help them from going extinct at worlwildlifefoundation.org.

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(featured image via USFWS Mountain Prairie)

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