Juneau Nature

Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Juneau Nature - Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Mustelids

Weasel sisters: our largest carnivore family

Mink foot and tracks in fine sand. If you disregard the small fifth (inner) toe, mustelid tracks resemble those of dogs. Because this toe often fails to print, tracks should be studied carefully. Remember the palm print is more asymmetrical.

Mink foot and tracks in fine sand. If you disregard the small fifth (inner) toe, mustelid tracks resemble those of dogs. Because this toe often fails to print, tracks should be studied carefully. Remember the palm print is more asymmetrical.