Not in the family

  Dear HCN,

Sure have been enjoying my HCNs lately, but as roving critic laureate, I must insist that Lou "White Dork" Bendrick be informed that WEASELS ARE NOT RODENTS (HCN, 8/14/00: Native American Wannabes: Beware the Weasel Spirit). They are not only not in the same FAMILY, they are not even in the same order.

They are, of course, flesh eaters, order Carnivora, of the family Mustelidae.

Joe B. Wallmo
Cedaredge, Colorado

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