Weasel http://nhpr.org en The Maligned Fisher http://nhpr.org/post/maligned-fisher <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The "</span>fisher cat<span style="line-height: 1.5;">": ferocious predator of house cats whose bloodcurdling screams pierce the dark of night.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Facts about this one wildlife species have mutated a </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">long</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> way into fiction.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For starters, fishers are members of the weasel family—not feline.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Properly referred to, they're "fishers," not "fisher cats."&nbsp;</s Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:11:26 +0000 Chris Martin & Francie Von Mertens 22369 at http://nhpr.org The Maligned Fisher The Easter Weasel http://nhpr.org/post/easter-weasel <p>In light of the cache of fairy tales discovered in a German archive last month and the approaching Easter holiday, we will now regale you with one of those tales, The Legend of the Easter Weasel.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 14:49:18 +0000 Virginia Prescott 2970 at http://nhpr.org The Easter Weasel