Someone sent a live ferret through the mail

Ferret stock image by J. Michael Lockhart of the USFWS

DENVER (Fox 32 News) - Police and postal inspectors said they know who mailed a live ferret to Denver.

The ferret was found at a mail sorting facility, reported Fox 6 News. It had eaten its way out of the box it was mailed in.

The ferret was shipped from Fort Morgan, Colorado. It was scared and dehydrated, but is now enjoying its temporary home at the Denver Animal Shelter.