The pine marten is one of the very valuable fur animals. In the European part of the Union, hunters annually harvest tens of thousands of pelts of this predator.
Marten is widespread from the northern border of the light forests of the Murmansk region to the beech forests of Ajara. It goes beyond the Urals in a small number and has no commercial value there. Her whole life is closely connected with the forest, where she finds both shelter and food for herself. Continue reading