Finding weasel tracks in snow

Perhaps you’ve been lucky enough this winter to see a short-tailed weasel in the Kimberley Nature Park. Or maybe you’ve seen weasel tracks in the snow. Do you know what to look for? Short-tailed weasels are active little predators that have brown coats in summer and white winter coats, with the tip of the tail in black. This change in coat colour confused early Europeans, who named weasels stoats in their summer coats, and ermine in their winter coats. Short-tailed weasels are active and inquisitive animals that have a wide geographic range. They can be found throughout the nature park, where they spend most of their time on the ground, with only an occasional foray up into the trees. They m

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