Fisher cat - Martes pennanti, are members of the Marten Family

Fisher ( martes pennanti ) is a type of marten. It is sometimes called fisher cat though not related to felines.

Fisher (Martes pennanti / Pekania pennanti). Photo by Mark Newman (at http://fineartamerica.com/featured/fisher-mark-newman.html).

Fisher by Mark Newman

Oh, That Dreaded Fisher Cat! (A Look at Martes Pennanti) | hubpages

Oh, That Dreaded Fisher Cat! (A Look at Martes Pennanti)

Fisher Cat (Martes pennanti),vicious predator attacks dogs etc.

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Wolverines are muscular carnivores that resemble bears, but are more closely related to weasels (family Mustelidae).

Fisher - Martes pennanti | Wildlife Journal Junior

Fisher - Martes pennanti | Wildlife Journal Junior

Fisher (Martes pennanti) ... member of the weasel family ...  by *Eltasia on deviantART

Fisher (Martes pennanti) by *Eltasia on deviantART. Do not approach, feed, or pet.

Fisher (Martes pennanti). Photo by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

A fisher is a slender mammal with a pointy nose and bushy tail and is the largest of the weaslelike mustelids in our region.

♥ Something evil is lurking in the woods of Connecticut these days, something ancient and almost forgotten. You can hide your children and lock up your pets, but even then all may be lost.  For there is no stopping the fisher cat!  Okay, so maybe they aren't all that bad, but it is true that the fisher cat is back in full force in CN.  The fisher is neither a fish, a fisher, or a cat: it's a relative of the North American marten.

FISHER CATS - Found in the U. & Canada, like gigantic weasels. They take down chickens, cats, dogs. Not an animal i want but i would watch out for.

Martes pennanti - Fisher (animal) - Wikipedia

Animal Mammal Fisher Information, Facts, Pictures and Puzzles (Image Information for Kids)

new england fisher cat... not an animal I would want to run into while out with my dogs

new england fisher cat. not an animal I would want to run into while out with my dogs Kitty saw him first, then Tom. He was munching on one of our fish. then dove deep and didn't come to the surface as long as Tom watched.

Fisher (Martes pennanti / Pekania pennanti). Photo by Adam K (at https://www.flickr.com/photos/kadam0124/16570374099/).

Fisher (Martes pennanti / Pekania pennanti). Photo by Adam K (at https://www.flickr.com/photos/kadam0124/16570374099/).

Fisher (Martes pennanti / Pekania pennanti). Photo by Lou Ann Goodrich (at http://louanngoodrich.zenfolio.com/p268052668/h29e9dd12#h3932f452).

Fisher (Martes pennanti / Pekania pennanti). Photo by Lou Ann Goodrich (at http://louanngoodrich.zenfolio.com/p268052668/h29e9dd12#h3932f452).

I saw one of these fluffy fisher cats in a tree five years ago on my property but had no idea what I was looking at until I found out they sleep in trees! It was so big that at first I thought it was a bear cub until I noticed it's LONG tail...then I thought it was a huge dark raccoon without the mask and stripes in the tree.  After doing some research I found out that I had seen a fisher.  It looked cute, like a teddy bear.  I keep my cats and small dogs in the house now, and fence in the…

We need you to tell the Fish and Wildlife Service to list Pacific fishers under the Endangered Species Act now. A close relative of the mink, otter, and wolverine, the Pacific fisher has roamed the old-growth forests.

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