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American Mink - Photo (c) Rick Leche - Photography, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
American Mink Info
The American mink (Neovison vison) is a semiaquatic species of mustelid native to North America, though human intervention has expanded its range to many parts of Europe and South America. Because of this, it is classed as Least Concern by the IUCN. Since the extinction of the sea mink, the American mink is the only extant member of the genus Neovison. The American mink is a carnivore which feeds on rodents, fish, crustaceans, frogs, and birds.... (From Wikipedia)
Greater White-fronted Goose - Photo (c) Rick Leche - Photography, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Greater White-fronted Goose Info
The Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) is a species of goose. The Greater White-fronted Goose is more closely related to the smaller Lesser White-fronted Goose (A. erythropus). In Europe it has been known as simply "White-fronted Goose"; in North America it is known as the Greater White-fronted Goose (or "Greater Whitefront"), and this name is also increasingly adopted internationally. It is named for the patch of white feathers bordering the base of its bill. But even... (From Wikipedia)
Snow Goose - Photo (c) Rick Leche, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Snow Goose Info
The Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens), also known as the Blue Goose, is a North American species of goose. Its name derives from the typically white plumage. The genus of this bird is disputed. The American Ornithologists' Union and BirdLife International place this species and the other "white geese" in the Chen genus, while other authorities follow the traditional treatment of placing these species in the "gray goose" genus Anser. (From Wikipedia)
Ross's Goose - Photo (c) Anita, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) CC
Ross's Goose Info
The Ross's Goose (Chen rossii or Anser rossii) is a North American species of goose. (From Wikipedia)