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Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

(Land Mammals Category) - Family - Mustelidae - Weasel family

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

The 5th in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.

As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.

For this challenge please add your images of WEASEL FAMILY.

Interesting Facts

> Animals included in this family are weasel, otter, mink, ferret, stoat, badger, polecat, marten, grison and wolverine. (I’m unsure about Skunk’s so if anyone knows please let me know).

> Ranging in size from the very small (mouse size) Least Weasel to the Giant Otter which can exceed 2m.

> Wolverines can crush Moose femur bones with their teeth.

> Mustelid-like forms first appeared about 40 million years ago.

Information taken from Wikipedia

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite!

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information


Cover Image: Little Button Nose / Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel) by Ted Busby


The Top Ten

On The Rocks by Martin Smart

On The Rocks by Martin Smart was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 5 votes.

  • Wanna fish? by Carl Olsen
  • Otter by AnnDixon
  • Mink in the Marsh (American Mink) by Robert Miesner
  • Pushing Sunlight by Robert  Mackert

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