As the ferret enters the hole the rabbits flee before it, and are shot or caught by dogs as they break ground.
8,327 11,293 Col Ferret ' (Courmayeur to Orsieres), carriage road in 11,280 progress.
8,977 11,615 Col de Fenetre (Great St Bernard to the Swiss Val Ferret), 11, 539 bridle path.
The ferret was well known to the Romans, Strabo stating that it, was brought from Africa into Spain, and Pliny that it was employed in his time in rabbithunting, under the name Viverra.
The ferret should be kept in dry, clean, well-ventilated hutches, and fed twice daily on bread, milk, and meat, such as rabbits' and fowls' livers.
The ferret, rabbit, cat, rat, mouse and two kinds of bat have become naturalized.
The ferret attains a length of about 1 4 in., exclusive of the tail, which measures 5 in.
The ferret is remarkably prolific, the female bringing forth two broods annually, each numbering from six to nine young.
To check the increase of the rabbit, stoats, weasels and polecats (the last in the form of the domesticated ferret) were introduced into New Zealand on a very large scale in the last quarter of the 19th century.
FERRET, a domesticated, and frequently albino breed of quadruped, derived from the wild polecat (Putorius foetidus, or P. putorius), which it closely resembles in size, form, and habits, and with which it interbreeds.
Lefebvre, charged (1839) with political and geographical missions, and Captains Galinier and Ferret, who completed for him a useful triangulation and survey of Tigre and Simen (1840-1842).