Group visits to ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Animals, Animals, Mustelids

Polecat

A member of the weasel family, polecats were once widespread and common throughout mainland Britain. They are solitary in nature and active throughout the year. Their favoured habitat is woodland, riverbank and surrounding farmland. They will hunt by night or by day for small rodents, birds and insects using a keen sense of smell to locate their prey.

Photo Credit: Peter Trimming

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