By Susan H Gray

American mink have attractive, thick, smooth fur. At one time, many have been exported to different international locations the place farmers raised them for his or her fur. discover what occurred to local species while fur went out of style and lots of minks have been published into the wild.

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She lives in Cabot, Arkansas, with her husband, Michael, and many pets.

2005. May, Suellen. 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.

2005. May, Suellen. 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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