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Pine Marten 2


Pine Marten 2
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Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-02-04
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EF500/4L IS
Exposure: f/4, 1/320 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-11 19:02
Viewed: 9651
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The pine marten is a cute animal. The Marten has brown fur and a slim body that looks something like a weasel. He also has an orange throat patch. It is about 2 feet long. The marten weighs about 2 to 3 pounds. He is the size of a house cat with a pointed muzzle and large rounded eyes that are dark brown. Its tail is about half the length of its body.
Young martens or kits are born around April. They will reach adult size at about 3 Ĺ months of age although they donít really mature until they are about 2 years old. The mother will have 2 to 3 kits each time she has her babies. When they are born, the kits are naked, blind and deaf.
The marten can jump from treetop to treetop without breaking a limb or falling to the ground. This is because of its light weight and its strong claws that lets it grab hold really well.

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another great cpature of this amazing creature, TFS Ori

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2012-02-11 23:30]

i like this photograph because it is really beautiful presenting wonderful species in natures exotic location. good angle, lighting and presentaion. good framing and emotions. tfs.

Gorgeous animal Peter. I think the DOF could be larger to include the tree bark better, but the Marten is in great focus. Very admirable. It's framed perfectly and the colours are great. Well done! TFS Trevor

Hello Peter,
Very Beautiful shot of this lovely creature!!! I like everithing in this picture. Light, sharpness and framing.
Awesome!!!
Greetings,Joao Edgar.

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