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News stories tagged with "weasel"

Natural Selections: The Pine Marten

The pine marten, or American marten, is an elusive member of the weasel family found in spruce/pine or mixed hardwood forests. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss how to make track prints and photographs of this nocturnal Adirondack hunter.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Fisher Cats

Neither a fish-eater nor a cat, the fisher is kin to the weasel. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley talk about this unusual predator, whose favored prey are hare or porcupine. Along with a few other mammals, fisher breed in one season, then suspend their pregnancy for up to ten months to give birth in spring.  Go to full article

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