The fisher (Pekania pennanti) is a small, carnivorous mammal native to North America. It is a ... Pennant examined the same specimen, but called it a fisher, unaware of Buffon's earlier description. Other 18th-century scientists gave it similar ...


Jun 30, 2014 ... The name "fisher" is thought to have come from early American immigrants who noted the animal's resemblance to the European polecat, which was also ... Sometimes called the weasel family, it also includes badgers, otters, ...


Fishers prefer large areas of dense mature coniferous or mixed forest and are solitary animals. They are mainly nocturnal, but may be active during the day.


Fisher, (Martes pennanti), also called fisher cat, black cat, black fox, or pékan, ... and in trees, attacking various rodents (including porcupines) and other animals.


Although many people call them “fisher cats,” the name is inappropriate. ... raccoons, mice, reptiles, amphibians, insects, carrion (dead or decaying animal flesh), ...

Aug 13, 2015 ... The "fisher" is a small carnivorous mammal native to North America. It is a member of the mustelid family and a part of the marten genus.
Jul 20, 2011 ... Check out this amazing video of the most secretive animal on the ... The fisher only does what all animals do : it survives, and to do so, it hunts.


Description: Fishers (locally called fisher-cat, although they're not related to cats ... tracks of fisher are easily seen on snow cover in winter, whereas the animal ...


Apr 11, 2017 ... The fisher is found from the Sierra Nevada in California to the Appalachians in West Virginia and north to New England (where it is often called ...