The Short-Tailed Weasel: Life Sped Up

The Short-Tailed Weasel: Life Sped Up By Carol Alette Broadcast 2.8.2015 and 12.17 & 12.20.2019 Listen:   While some animals get off comparatively easily in the winter by hibernating, or by gorging and then fasting, the short-tailed weasel has to hunt every...

Changing Daylight: How a Weasel Turns White

by Christine Wren Lately, I’ve been watching the sun, paying attention to its path across the foothill canyons near my home. It turns out that changing daylight is the answer to a question that’s needled me for awhile—just how do certain animals know when to...