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Mustera lutreola

Mustera lutreola
Photo Information
Copyright: Eero Juvonen (Eeros) (83)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-19
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D50 DLSR
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-08-22 7:01
Viewed: 4189
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Vesikko eli tuhkuri (Fin), The European Mink (Mustera lutreola).

The european Mink is a European member of the _Mustelidae_ family found in some regions of Spain, France, Romania, Ukraine, Estonia and greater part of Russia. Though not found east of the Ural Mountains.
Formenly it extended across all Europa, reaching Finland in the north, but it is now extinct in the major part of its ancient rance.
It is similar in appearance to the American Mink.
(From Wikipedia, where you can also find more from this subject).

This one lives in Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki. As you can see it is eating salmon.

Nikkor 300mm
1/60 sec
Flash used.

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Nice pic.
We have so few still remaining in the wild in France.

hi eero
i don't like picture in zoo but this one is near wild nature
good focus
good colors except flash a little bit strong
best wishes
aleks ;-)

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