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HAS a long and thin body. There are some of this species of different colours, as red, brown, black, and some all white. There are two sorts, the domestic Weazel, living in houses, barns, &c. the other wild, living in the woods and mountains. In the northern parts of Europe they are very numerous. This little creature will destroy rats, mice, and moles, but they do not spare hens, chickens, eggs, &c. They exhale a very strong smell like the rest of the genus.