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Mysterious & Marvelous Mammals:  Meet the Marten

From branch to branch leaps a lithe hunter, alert in its pursuit of Squirrels, Birds and other prey.

Its rich golden fur blends with the trunks of the Spruce trees in our northern forests; its bright eyes shine as it hunts and forages at night. We follow a young Marten from early spring into winter and see how this most solitary member of the Weasel family earns — leap by leap — the right to survive.