By Will Free and Oscar Carlson


Used for respiratory disease research and airway physiology. Because their similarity between their lung physiology and morphology.

Used for nutritional purposes because the similarity between our carotenoids.

And other things to, like we study their airway for gene therapy.

How they act

In Biodemic research ferrets are easy to study because of how calm they are and playful during the sometimes painful research. The ferret is really calm in the hands of the researcher and let testing be done on them easily