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Vison, the mink

John L. George

Vison, the mink

by John L. George

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minks -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John L. George and Jean George; Illustrated by Jean George.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesAmerican woodland tales
    ContributionsGeorge, Jean Craighead, 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22959153M

    15 hours ago  The book chronicles Mink and her husband as they adjusted to the latter losing his sight and the former developing her own vision issues that they must both overcome. A YEAR ago this husband and wife team gave us one of the finest animal stories of , "Vulpes, the Red Fox." The central figure of their new book is a mink, perhaps the most vicious and least.

    Mink are dark-colored, semiaquatic, carnivorous mammals of the genera Neovison and Mustela, and part of the family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, otters and are two extant species referred to as "mink": the American mink and the European extinct sea mink is related to the American mink, but was much larger. The American mink is larger and more adaptable than. The sea mink (Neovison macrodon) is a recently extinct species of mink that lived on the eastern coast of North America in the family Mustelidae, the largest family in the order was most closely related to the American mink (Neovison vison), with continuing debate about whether or not the sea mink should be considered a subspecies of the American mink (making it Neovison vison.

      Hello Mink, photo by Glen Suszko The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy has an excellent article on the mink (Mustela vision) that says in part: Some predators are highly specialized, honed by evolution to efficiently hunt certain prey in distinct habitats and situations. And then there’s the mink (Mustela vison). The sleek, dark- bodied weasel is about. Because mink have a fairly large home range (1 - 5 km of stream length, EPA ) and their diet consist of terrestrial as well as aquatic food items, it would be necessary to evaluate habitats in other locations in order to determine the source of PCBs in the mink previously collected from the Lower Illinois River Watershed.


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Vison the mink, the bully of his litter, strikes out on his own after the sudden death of his mother Vison the mink has fought for everything—food, shelter, survival—almost from largest of his litter, he bullied his smaller sisters and was the first to venture out of the den/5.

However, the parts focusing on humans often become rather tedious. Every year in each book the same hunters, all with characteristic names like Buck Queen, Will Stacks, and Al Starcher, go out looking for a wild animal to trap or shoot.

In VISON a new character makes an entrance in the mink's life--Sam, the Old Negro of Red Sand Hill/5(3). VISON THE MINK Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device cturer:   Vison, the Mink (American Woodland Tales) - Kindle edition by George, Jean Craighead, Vison, John, George, Jean Craighead.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Vison, the Mink (American Woodland Tales)/5(3).

VISON, THE MINK was born a fighter. Scarcely an hour after his birth on that third day of April he fought for his first desire—food. Vison looked like a locust-pod, curled against the warm body of his mother.

An occasional shiver went through him as his body began to accept its new environment. The air came rushing through his nose and lungs.4/5(32). Check out this great listen on Vison the mink, the bully of his litter, strikes out on his own after the sudden death of his mother.

Vison the mink has fought for everything—food, shelter, survival—almost from birth. The largest of his litter, he bullied his smaller sister. Returning home after hunting one day, Vison and his mother are cornered by Urocyon the gray fox.

With no way out, Vison’s mother attacks the fox with full force, allowing Vison to escape. Back in the den, the mink kits wait for their mother, but she does not return. Bored with his weak sisters, Vison abandons them and leaves the den for good.

The American mink (Neovison vison) is a semiaquatic species of mustelid native to North America, though human intervention has expanded its range to many parts of Europe and South e of range expansion, the American mink is classed as a least-concern species by the IUCN.

Since the extinction of the sea mink, the American mink is the only extant member of the genus Neovison. Description Top of page. vison is a medium-sized semi-aquatic carnivore, a member of the family Mustelidae.

It has short ears, relatively short limbs, and a tail approximately one third of the body length. Wild native American mink are almost uniformly dark brown, but the chin is white, and white markings may also occur on the throat, chest and belly (Larivière, ); breeding in fur.

English Translation of “vison” | The official Collins French-English Dictionary online. OverEnglish translations of French words and phrases. : Vison the Mink (Audible Audio Edition): Jean Craighead George, Julia Farhat, Audible Studios: Audible Audiobooks/5(3).

In the Mink book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fictionalized memoir by British magazine editor Anne Scott-James. Well written in a s style, this little book is worth a read if you need a laugh and to marvell at how fast the world changed.

flag Like see review. Colleen rated it liked it /5(1). Mink pelts have for years been considered one of the most luxurious furs on the market. Originally all fur came from natural populations, causing a severe strain on the species.

However, starting in the mid s, mink ranches were established to help bring a more consistent pelt supply to the market.

Get this from a library. Vison, the mink. [John L George; Jean Craighead George] -- Vison the mink was a hero to inspire respect and even a certain admiration, and from puppyhood to old age was adept at eluding trappers and rivals until he meets his match in an interloper, his own.

Vision, the mink (American woodland tales) Unknown Binding – January 1, by John L George (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Unabridged "Please retry" $ — $/5(2).

The mink has a long, sleek body about two feet long. It has short, stubby legs; a long neck; small ears and eyes and a long, thick tail. In fact, one third of the mink's length is its tail.

It has brown to black fur with white fur on its chin and a little bit of white fur on its throat. Its fur is very soft and thick and covered with oily guard hairs that make the mink's coat waterproof. Vision, the mink Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Unabridged "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 4 Used from $ 1 Collectible from $/5(2). The American mink is not a laboratory animal, but it is of considerable economic importance; not, strictly, in a utilitarian sense, but rather on the level of production of luxuriant pelts.

As such, the animal might have remained in a genetic backwater if not for the event of. Vison, the Mink (American Woodland Tales) by John L. and Jean George A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

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The incidence of barren females of mink (Mustela vison) of various colour types in relation to systems and dates of mating (in Polish). Acta Sci. Pol., Zootech., 9: 81– Fink R., Tauson A.H. Flushing of mink (Mustela vison): effects on energy metabolism and some blood metabolites.

Anim. Get this from a library! Vison the mink. [Jean Craighead George; John L George] -- Vison the mink, the bully of his litter, strikes out on his own after the sudden death of his mother Vison the mink has fought for everything & mdash;food, shelter, survival & mdash;almost from.population control strategies for mink Mustela vison, using floating rafts as monitors and trap sites.

Biol Con-serv – Roy SS, Macleod I, Moore NP () The use of scent glands.The resting heat production of two female mink subjected to different ambient temperatures was minimal at 25 ± 2 °C. These animals, when exposed to temperatures above 29 °C and to a high relative humidity, became restless, but showed no such discomfort at temperatures close to 0 ° basal heat production ( kcal/W ) of three sleeping female mink was within the range that would be.