Message Number: YG2749 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Brett Middleton
Date: 2001-04-19 14:15:00 UTC
Subject: Re: teeth grinding

Corinn Lesperance wrote:
> Here's a question for you...what does the teeth grinding of a ferret
> actually sound like?

Pam Sessoms <pjdutche@e...> wrote:
> The few ferrets I've heard grind their teeth all sound pretty much
> the same, so here goes my attempt at describing it. Others feel free
> to jump in. It's a sort of rhythmic "snick snick snick" sound.

I've heard a pretty wide range. Sometimes it's silent -- you can just
see the jaws working as if the fuzzy is chewing gum or something else
it shouldn't have in its mouth. At the other extreme you can hear it
from many feet away -- it sounds to me like someone shelling nuts.


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