By Susan H Gray
American mink have appealing, thick, smooth fur. At one time, many have been exported to different nations the place farmers raised them for his or her fur. discover what occurred to local species while fur went out of favor and plenty of minks have been published into the wild.
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Invasive Aquatic and Wetland Animals. New York: Chelsea House, 2007. Morgan, Sally. The Weasel Family. North Mankato, MN: Chrysalis Education, 2004. si=969&fr=1&sts=sss For a description of the American mink ANIMAL INVADERS: A M 31 I otters, 26 generalists, 15 governments, 18, 26 animal-rights activists, 26 babies. See kits. birds, 4–5, 6, 10, 19, 23 body, 8 clothing, 13, 16 colors, 7–8, 16 habitats, 9, 10–11, 12, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 28–29 humans, 13–15, 16–17, 18–19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27 hunting, 4–6, 10, 19, 22 invasive species, 5, 6, 13, 15, 18, 21 dens, 9, 10, 19 ears, 8 European mink, 11, 16, 19–21, 22, 25 extinction, 21 eyes, 8 females, 9, 10, 20 food, 4–6, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19, 22, 23, 26 fur, 7, 11, 13 fur farming, 13–15, 16–17, 26 A pelts, 13, 16 pollution, 20, 21 prey, 4–6, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19, 22, 23, 26 rodents, 19 scent glands, 11 sizes, 9, 16, 19 specialists, 15 kits, 4, 5, 6, 10, 16 legs, 8 length, 9 litters, 10, 15, 16 males, 9, 20 mustelid family, 11 tails, 8 teeth, 10 territories, 11, 20 trapping, 25–26 water birds, 4–5, 6, 19, 23 water voles, 21–22 weight, 9 native species, 12, 19–23 A 3USAN ( 'RAY has a master’s degree in zoology.
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She has written more than 70 science and reference books for children, and especially loves writing about animals. Gray also likes to garden and play the piano. She lives in Cabot, Arkansas, with her husband, Michael, and many pets.
American Mink by Susan H Gray