American Marten

To Catch A Marten: Seeking Clues In Olympic National Forest

A group of volunteers is helping biologists see whether there are any martens left in the Olympic National Forest in Washington state.

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American marten videos, photos and facts - Martes americana

American marten (Martes americana). Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

An "American Marten" commonly referred to as a pine marten in the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park.

"American Marten" Commonly referred to as a pine marten, in the backcountry of yellowstone. ( A Lollipop forbear?

American Marten, Martes americana

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.

American marten (Martes americana). Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

American marten (Martes americana)

American marten (Martes americana) The Hunt (Episode Hide and Seek,

Curiously Cute Pine Marten ~ The American marten is a long, slender-bodied weasel with relatively large rounded ears, short limbs, and a bushy tail. It has a roughly triangular head and sharp nose. Its long, silky fur ranges in color from pale yellowish buff to tawny brown to almost black. Its head is usually lighter than the rest of its body, while the tail and legs are darker. The Am. marten usually has a characteristic throat & chest bib ranging in color from pale straw to vivid orange.

Curiously Cute Pine Martens

The American Marten

The American Marten

American Marten, Pine Marten, Small Animals, Wild Animals, Red Pandas, Adorable Animals, Animal Kingdom, The Americans, Plushies

American marten (Martes americana)

American marten (Martes americana)

An American marten. Credit: Tom Cottrell

The American marten is a North American mammal of the weasel family. This predator is also known as the "pine marten";

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