American Marten

To Catch A Marten: Seeking Clues In Olympic National Forest

A group of volunteers is helping biologists see whether there are any martens left in the Olympic National Forest in Washington state.

American marten climbing

American marten videos, photos and facts - Martes americana

An "American Marten" commonly referred to as a pine marten in the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park.

"American Marten" Commonly referred to as a pine marten, in the backcountry of yellowstone. ( A Lollipop forbear?

American marten (Martes americana). Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

Peek-A-Boo - American Marten

Peek-A-Boo - American Marten

American Marten, Martes americana

The American marten or American pine marten (Martes americana) is a North American member of the family Mustelidae, sometimes referred to as the pine marten.

472 Likes, 8 Comments - Jake Davis (@revealedinnature) on Instagram: “American Marten - Yellowstone National Park”

472 Likes, 8 Comments - Jake Davis (@revealedinnature) on Instagram: “American Marten - Yellowstone National Park”

American marten (Martes americana)

American marten (Martes americana) The Hunt (Episode Hide and Seek,

American marten (Martes americana). Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

Photo by Jeff Wendorff.

Curiously Cute Pine Marten ~ The American marten is a long, slender-bodied weasel with relatively large rounded ears, short limbs, and a bushy tail. It has a roughly triangular head and sharp nose. Its long, silky fur ranges in color from pale yellowish buff to tawny brown to almost black. Its head is usually lighter than the rest of its body, while the tail and legs are darker. The Am. marten usually has a characteristic throat & chest bib ranging in color from pale straw to vivid orange.

Curiously Cute Pine Martens

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