I came across this little furry creature as I was exploring the shoreline of a local marshland pond. He was running and hopping along the shore, peeking in and out of every little hole or hiding space he could find. His curious nature reminded me of one of my favorite childhood movies, "Rikki Tikki Tavi," although Rikki was Mongoose. I think the Mongoose's Motto "Run and find out," should also apply to the American Mink.
The American mink is a carnivore which feeds on rodents, fish, crustaceans, frogs, and birds. It is the most frequently farmed animal for its fur, exceeding the silver fox, sable, marten, and skunk in economic importance.
Lat: 42.09, Long: -83.45
Spotted on Feb 20, 2017
Submitted on Feb 20, 2017
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