Ferret ​Babies Key to Species Rebound

Nov. 17, 2014 - Habitat loss and disease in the American prairie pushed the black-footed ferret to the edge of extinction. Now these underground-dwelling mammals are making a comeback, through a captive-breeding program run by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. There, baby ferrets—called kits—are raised and released into the wild.

Click here to learn about efforts to save the black-footed ferret.