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Copyright: Martin Valliere (marval) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 19] (160)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-09-06
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Pentax *ist DS, Pentax FA 80-320mm/1:4.5-5.6
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-03-02 23:57
Viewed: 8760
Points: 6
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Order: Carnivora

Family: Mustelidae

Diet: Carnivorous , feeding mostly on carrion but also take small or weak animals.

Reproduction: Sexually mature at 1 year. Mating occurs between May and July. The 2-3 young are born between January and April after a delayed implantation (7 months) followed by an active gestation period of 30-40 days, and are weaned after 7-10 weeks.

Longevity: Up to 10 years in the wild and 17 years in captivity.

Predators: No real natural predator, however, they are occasionally taken by gray wolves, pumas and bears.

Status: In Canada, the eastern population is endangered and the western population is of special concern.


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One of my favourite mammal!!
Excellent pic, sharp and well composed.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2007-03-03 13:02]

Hello Martin,
Voilà un mammifère que l'on ne voit pas tous les jours. Merci de nous le présenter. Image intéressante et texte instructif.
Meilleures salutations

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  • Dan Gold Star Critiquer [C: 113 W: 0 N: 2] (18)
  • [2007-03-03 14:43]
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Bonjour Martin,
Gulo gulo c'est un predateur d'un grand resistance, vivacte et agresivite. Il n'est pas tres rare la situation quand il vole la proie de linx, puma, et quellque fois de l'ours. Est-ce que cette foto a ete fait dans un jardin zoologique ou dans la nature? Le nom en langue roumaine est "jderul flamanzila"
en traduction aproximative "La marttre toujour
A bientot, Dan

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