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Where do black-footed ferrets live July 28

Black-footed ferrets used to live on black-tailed prairie dog colonies throughout the Great Plains and could be found in northern Mexico and as far north as Southern Canada. In 1986, black-footed ferrets were completely non-existent in the wild but h

Why is the black-footed ferret endangered July 28

Why is the black-footed ferret endangered
Credit:John E MarriottAll Canada PhotosGetty ImagesIn 1986, only 18 black-footed ferrets were left in the wild, and captive breeding programs kept this animal from extinction. The ferret has ...

What is a black Bombay cat July 28

What is a black Bombay cat
Credit:BeckieFlickrCC-BY-2.0The Bombay owes its existence to Nikki Horner, who crossed a black American Shorthair male with a female Burmese in 1953. She used both the resulting kittens and ...

Were Egyptians black July 28

Many ancient philosophers and writers from Greece and Europe have described ancient Egyptians as dark skinned and black footed. Other ancient travelers described the Egyptians as having dark skin and kinky hair. The original race of Egyptians is stil

Where do ferrets originate from September 11

Domestic ferrets are members of the weasel family and are a different species than the wild black-footed ferret. They are carnivores and preferentially eat small animals such as rodents and rabbits. Some of the earliest mentions of ferrets are of the

What is a ferret's natural habitat July 28

Black-footed ferrets live in prairie dog burrows. They use the burrows to sleep and eat, as well as keep their young safe from predators. Wild black-footed ferrets are nocturnal and venture out at night to search for prairie dogs to feed on. As of 20

What are examples of ferret breeds July 28

What are examples of ferret breeds
Credit:Stewart BrandCC-BY-2.0The black-footed ferret is very rare. This ferret has black feet, a cream colored belly and a brown coat of fur. Sadly, they are near extinction, but efforts are ...

Why are zoos good for animals July 28

Many reputable zoos in America and other countries are part of the Species Survival Plan Program. Under the guidelines of this program, the participating zoos help increase the numbers of animals such as the California condor, red wolf and black-foot

What is the prairie food web July 28

What is the prairie food web
Credit:Andrew DerniePhotodiscGetty ImagesIn the North American prairie food web, the producers are the grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and small trees. The bison and the pronghorn antelope are ...

Why are people suspicious of black cats July 28

Why are people suspicious of black cats
Credit:Iban TorrasCC-BY-2.0However, not all humans have been spooked by black cats. In Japan, black cats are the subject of positive superstitions, including one that holds that a single wom ...

What breed is my black and white cat July 28

What breed is my black and white cat
Credit:Alan HuettFlickrCC-BY-2.0Bicolor cats can come in many colors, but black and white cats are generally known as tuxedo cats. The tuxedo cat gets its name because it usually looks like ...

What are some good names for black and white cats July 28

What are some good names for black and white cats
Credit:Linda StanleyCC-BY 2.0Naming a black and white cat in favor of their coloring requires thought and research. Some obvious names could be Penguin, Oreo or Panda. For a black and white ...
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