The Pine Martin Is Cute But Formidable Predator

Pine martins are agile tree climbing mammals that belong to the weasel family. The American marten has a range that extends from the northern United States all the way up to Alaska. They average in size from 21-26 inches in length and their bushy tails make up almost a third of that length! They’re usually shy, solitary creatures. While they look cute, they’re an aggressive predator, often hunting other small mammals such as squirrels, mice and chipmunks. ┬áLearn more below.

They look so cute:

But can also be a formidable predator.  Learn more about this adorable creature here: