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Can I get a lot of information on Wolverines

The wolverine belongs to the Weasel family. Most of the worlds wolverines live in Canada but Michegan is called the Wolverin State, presumably becuase they also have a lotof wolverines.

The following is from Compton's Encyclopedia.

WEASEL FAMILY. More than 60 species of carnivorous mammals, distributed throughout the world, are included in the weasel family Mustelidae. They are placed in five major groups, or subfamilies: true weasels, which include ermine, minks, ferrets, martens, and wolverines; honey badgers; badgers; skunks; and otters.

The wolverine (Gulo gulo) is a large terrestrial carnivore that exhibits remarkable ferocity even when faced with animals much larger than itself, including humans. Its diet is varied and includes large mammals, such as reindeer, that it sometimes kills but more frequently scavenges.

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