Pine Marten

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Pine martens use abdominal and anal scent glands to scent-mark their home ranges and communicate with other martens.

Pine marten communication is known to occur through scent-marking of home ranges. Abdominal and anal scent glands are used to mark areas throughout the territory.

Sources: (Corbet & Southern, 1977; Grzimek, 1990; Nowak, 1999; Schwanz, 2000)
Image: Vince Smith

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