American Marten

Martes americana

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The American marten or American pine marten (Martes americana) is a North American member of the family Mustelidae, sometimes referred to as the pine marten. The name "pine marten" is derived from the common but distinct Eurasian species of Martes. It differs from the fisher (Martes pennanti) in that it is smaller in size and lighter in colour.

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  1. (c) Owen Strickland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/31717848
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martes_americana

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