Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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stoat study

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An intensive five-year art study into the secret world of stoats For the last five years, I have studied six generations of a remarkable stoat dynasty and my discoveries are now informing film-makers and scientists about the behaviour of these little known mammals. An exhibition of my paintings, films and photographs of stoats opens at my gallery in North Yorkshire  on June 15th – July 7th. Click here for details. A stoat scampers across the […]

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The very best Christmas present I got this year was a white stoat appearing in my garden. For most of the year and throughout most of the British Isles, stoats are chestnut-coloured with a creamy white belly. But in prolonged snowfall they moult this brown coat and replace it with white fur. Only the black tips of the tail remain. This transformation is as an essential part of a stoat’s camouflage in winter white landscapes. […]


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