American mink

Family: Mustelidae

Size: It measures approximately 40 to 65 cm.

Longevity: Their life expectancy under normal conditions is between 6 and 10 years.

Habitat: The American mink lives in forests, marshes and urban areas near waterways.

Food: According to its habitat, the mink consumes more or less fish, mammals, birds, amphibians, crustaceans or insects.

Did you know that the American mink is the most valuable furbearing animal in Canada? Its coat is used in the manufacture of coats, hats and other winter clothing.