Yellow-bellied Weasel Mustela kathiah preying on a rat Niviventer in Darjeeling, India
Keywords:diet, mustelidae, small mammal, small carnivore, darjeeling, predation
A Yellow-bellied Weasel Mustela kathiah was observed catching and killing a rat Niviventer inside a house in Darjeeling, India, at an elevation of 1600 m asl. Photographs and details of the observation are provided. The diet of Yellow-bellied Weasel is poorly known and this report adds to the limited literature on the species.
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