IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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The Egyptian weasel is a small, cylindrical weasel. Head small and triangular. Snout small, broad and pointed. Hair short and dense, chestnut to dark brown in the upperparts and creamy to white in the underparts. Ears small and rounded. Tail long, thin with heavy short hair. Hind limbs longer than forelimbs, each ending in 5 white digits with strong claws.

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