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Art Lander’s Outdoors: American mink, long-tailed weasel are small furbearers with big attitudes

They are seldom seen furbearers that roam Kentucky’s woods, fields and riverine environments. The American Mink and Long-tailed Weasel are most active in low light, when they are on the hunt. They are taken by trappers, but only occasionally seen by stream fishermen, hunters, hikers and persons just quietly observing or photographing nature. These aggressive, furry carnivores are the very essence...