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What is a cinnamon ferret?

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The term "cinnamon ferret" refers to a ferret with guard hairs that have a strong, reddish tone that gives rise to the name. The coloration of cinnamon ferrets is quite rare.

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The coat colors of cinnamon ferrets range from reddish brown to almost blond but always feature a reddish cast. Their undercoats display a golden hue, or shades of white. The eyes of cinnamon ferrets are light to dark burgundy, and their noses are brick-colored, beige or pink with a light brown T-shaped outline.

Many ferret owners choose ferrets based on their specific coat color; however, there is no guarantee that a ferret displays the same color throughout its whole life. Ferrets' coat colors often change from one season to the next.

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