ZME Science animal of the month: The stoat, one of the world’s top 100 invasive species

This is the stoat. Also known as the short-tailed weasel, this little animal is nominated as one of the world’s 100 most invasive species; that list is actually dominated by plants and insects, so this cute guy actually ranks as one of the top 10 invasive mammals. Why are they so invasive? Well, as it turns out, they’re really adaptive;