In Hannu's Footsteps - The Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
In Hannu's Foot steps - The Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

January 2021

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A black tuft decorates the tail of an ermine in its winter suit. It changes color for summer, to a brown-white suit. The ermine gives birth in a nest hole in a barn or in a pile of rocks. There can be about 5-8 cubs following the mother in the end of summer, depending on the mole population.