Monday Mustelid #19

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Tayra, Eira barbara L.

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EEEEEEEE! It's a Souse American Minx! With Sharp, Pointy Teeths!

Do not annoy the Minx, for you are crunchy and taste good with tartar sauce. Maybe a little Old Bay. And some butter.