European Mink

There is sexual dimorphism in the European mink as males are longer than females and have longer tails.

There is sexual dimorphism in the European mink as males are longer than females and have longer tails.

Total length for males is approximately 37.3-43 centimeters (14.7-16.9 inches), while total length of females is 31-40 centimeters (13.9-15.7 inches) on average. Tail length is 15.3–19 centimeters (6–7.5 inches) in males and 15–18 centimeters (5.9–7.1 inches).

Overall weight is 440–800 grams (15-26 ounces).


Image | ©️ Abujoy, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY 2.0)
Sources | (Grzimek, 1990; Heptner & Sludskii; 2002; Shalu, 2001; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2020; Youngman, 1990)

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