Mink – 3/2/14

Observer: John Wraga

Observation Date: 3/2/14

Observation Time: 2:45 p.m.

Observation Location: Traphole Brook at High Plain St.

Common Name: Mink

Scientific Name: Neovison vison

Comments: Mink are semi-aquatic. They eat crayfish, small frogs and fish, along with small mammals such as shrews, rabbits, mice, and muskrats. They also prey on ducks and other water fowl.

This mink was hit and killed by a vehicle as it crossed the road by Traphole Brook.

More Information: Wikipedia