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American Marten Martes americana

Track Typical mustelid trail of twin prints, like that of Mink but slightly larger; very difficult to differentiate from Fisher's. Prints 1 5/8 1 7/8" (4047 mm) wide. Straddle 2 1/2 3" (6475 mm), to 6" (150 mm) in snow. Walking stride, 8 7/8" (225 mm) for males, 6" (150 mm) for females; more than doubles when animal is running.

Sign Scat: Resembles that of Mink, but often contains bits of fruit or nuts. Scat stations, where droppings are left repeatedly.

 

 

 

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