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stoat art

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Stunning Paintings Of Stoats and Weasels This remarkable collection is the result of a five-year intensive study This summer I will exhibit my latest collection of paintings of stoats and weasels. The event, which runs from June 15th – July 7th at my gallery in Thixendale follows a five-year intensive study into the secret worlds of the miniature mustelids living in my garden. Click here to read more about my upcoming exhibition. My in-depth research […]

stoat study

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Weasels and stoats are among the world’s smallest predators, and yet they figure large in the human psyche, appearing in legends and myths from around the world. Stories of their prowess date back to our ancient times when they were associated with witches and believed to be omens of death. The ancient Macedonians believed that seeing a weasel was a good omen, whilst the ancient Greeks held the superstition that a weasel was an embittered bride […]

Photograph: British Stoat

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There is a saying that ‘a weasel is weasel-ey recognised and a stoat is stoat-ally different’, but it only serves to confirm how difficult it is to tell the two species apart. These little brown mustelids are both fast and ferocious, with sinuous bodies and short legs. But there are a few key indicators to look for if you see a tiny, slim brown mammal slip through the undergrowth at speed. Black tip to the tail: […]

Photograph: Wildlife Artist and Photographer Robert E Fuller with a Stoat

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The Wonderful World of Weasels and Stoats   as featured in BBC Countryfile Magazine June 2018 More is known about the habits of snow leopards than of weasels and stoats, so wildlife artist and photographer Robert E Fuller created a haven in his garden in order to capture their magical, brutal lives. Here’s what he found…. Photograph: Weasel among pink saxifrage Untrustworthy, sly and vicious: the negative characteristics of weasels and stoats can be traced […]


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