Mustela vison


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Noun1.Mustela vison - usually rich dark brownMustela vison - usually rich dark brown    
mink - slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feet; valued for its fur
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Look at the Mustela vison of North America, which has webbed feet and which resembles an otter in its fur, short legs, and form of tail; during summer this animal dives for and preys on fish, but during the long winter it leaves the frozen waters, and preys like other polecats on mice and land animals.
Mink, Mustela vison, are quite common at Goose Pond, as is the cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus.
Decrease in a Norwegian feral mink Mustela vison population--a response to acid precipitation?