An ususual garden visitor

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  1. maddog

    maddog Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Took a pic of this guy this morning , diving in and out of a garden wall hunting for mice , first time i have seen one this close and first for our garden , i really hope we get a family of them move in

    Hoping to get a better pic but this is an opportunist pic with a big lens and no tripod , i've set everything up properly hoping it will return

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    Is it a puppet
     
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    A stoat?
     
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    a stegasaurus
     
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    maddog Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    yep , sorry didnt mean it to be a quiz figured everyone would know what it was
     
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    I was only guessing (not a wildlife expert) - what's the difference between a stoat and a weasel?

    Nice visitor anyway, makes a change from squirrels!
     
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    Not sure ....

    I know what the difference between a buffalo and a bison is though ...
     
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    So do I :D
     
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    Well a weasel is weaselly recognised, but a stoat is stoatally different. :)
     
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    Stoats are usually a bit bigger but very hard to tell. Stoats have a black tip to their tail and can turn white in winter to become Ermines
     
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    I spotted one of them in my garden around this time last year, it was chasing a dark coloured blur, which I assumed was a field mouse. It gave up though.

    Russ
     
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    You can't wash your hands in a Buffalo......






    ....... OK, I'll get my Stoat........
     
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    Boom Boom ..... Tisssssssshhhhhhh ! :D
     

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