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American Mink Animal

American Mink Animal

The American Mink Animal is a member of the weasel family and its name is American Mink Animal derived from the Swedish word American Mink Animal were successfully raised for profits from their pelts until the late 60s when the supply outnumbered demand and the production costs outweighed profits, American Mink Animal are still the primary animal raised for profits from their pelts, American Mink Animal with the vast majority of mink farms located in the northern states.

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American Mink Animal Facts:

Length: 30-43 cm (12-17 in)

Tail: 15.2-20 cm (6-8 n)

Weight: 0.4-1.8 kg 

Social unit: Individual

Status: Least concern

 

This opportunistic predator uses its partly webbed feet to hunt on land and in water for a variety of small animals including rats, rabbits, birds, frogs, fish, and crayfish. As its eyesight is not well adapted for underwater vision, prey is located at the surface and then pursued. In her nesting den among tree roots or rocks, the female suckles 2-10 young for 5-6 weeks. The average litter size is 5. In its natural range, the American mink was once trapped by the thousand; in about1900 it was taken to South America Europe, and Russia for fur farming .Escapees established wild populations and are regarded as threats to local wildlife not only to prey but also to rival predators.

COLOUR VARIATION

Most American minks are dark brown to almost black, but approximately 1 in 10 is grey-blue.

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