Wildlife is certainly an unlimited source of adorable creatures. Nevertheless there are many difference of opinions regarding which might be the cutest wild animal, but even so a sight of a white weasel goes straight to the heart. And this adorable ermine is to bright up your day.

While walking through the Michigan woods, this guy has managed to catch on camera such a lovely sight. A very shy snow-white weasel took out her tiny head from a hollow tree, to investigate the surroundings. Even the cute little thing got a little bit scared in front of the camera, it couldn’t hide its curiosity to find out who’s visiting it. And of course, it wants to say hello!

While for many people weasels are still an enigmatic species, the elusive creatures ‘ distribution is from southern Canada throughout all the United States and Mexico, southward through all of Central America and into northern South America. They could weigh between 3 and 9 ounces (the females are significantly smaller than the males). As about their length it could range from 14 to 28 inches from head to tail. In daylight, the weasel has dark black eyes, but they turn into bright emerald green during nightlight.

Its big sharp claws make them great swimmers. Known as a solitary animals, except the mating season, the long-tailed weasel most active during night. However, it could come out in the daylight, too. Although they’re incredibly cute looking animals, wildlife experts warn people to stay away from them. Ermines are wild creatures and their extremely sharp claws make them deadly animals.

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