American marten


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Noun1.American marten - valued for its furAmerican marten - valued for its fur      
marten, marten cat - agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
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This month's cover features an image of the American marten (Martes americono).
Few studies have compared juvenile (< 1 year old) and adult ([greater than or equal to] 1 year old) American marten diets and those results are conflicting.
Classified as "medium-sized carnivores" along with the fisher (Mattes pennanti) and its smaller mink-family cousin, the American marten (Martes americana), these animals are excellent barometers of ecosystem health, lending insight into a landscape's tolerance for habitat disturbance.
Just now beginning to attract attention are two more species said to be old-growth dependent, the Pacific fisher (Martes pennanti pacifica) and the American marten (Martes americana), Both mammals are members of the weasel family.
American marten [Martes americana]) using standard field guides (Murie 1954, Halfpenny 1986, Rezendes 1999).
Viewers also will see veterinarians working in the field with American martens in Michigan and sloths in Panama.

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