An annotated bibliography of 351 references on the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) shows 19 articles, mostly species descriptions, published from 1851 through 1899; 69 papers, mostly describing the range of the species, from 1900 through 1964; 156 papers dealing largely with the Mellette County, South Dakota, ferret research published from 1965 through 1980; and 107 publications since 1981 dealing primarily with the Meeteetse, Wyoming, ferrets.
Casey, Denise E.; DuWaldt, John; and Clark, Tim W.
"Annotated bibliography of the black-footed ferret,"
Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs: Vol. 8
, Article 16.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbnm/vol8/iss1/16