Saturday, August 8, 2015

Fact of the Day: Polecat Ferret

The popular pet animals known as ferrets were domesticated from European Polecats around 1500 BC in Europe. The main reason they were domesticated was for the purpose of hunting vermin. 

13 comments:

  1. Ferrets are so cute and funny, I love them.
    Have a great weekend :)

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  2. Really! My grandfather had two ferrets..

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  3. 1500 BC? WOW! That was a long time ago.

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  4. Wow, never knew they were that long ago

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  5. not the same as skunks, yes?

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  6. Cute and playful animals. My daughter had a couple for a few years and I adored them.

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  7. Wow they are cute. Not sure they would get along with my rats though.

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  8. I've heard of polecats but never knew what they were.

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  9. Very cool. Thanks for sharing, Adam.

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  10. Very cool. Thanks for sharing, Adam.

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  11. interesting...a lady in our old neighborhood had a ferret and she would put a leash on it and walk it in the park.....

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