Today the Russian hunters and nature lovers are dealing with two kinds of mink, common in the country. It is the European mink - the indigenous inhabitants of our aquatic and semi-aquatic habitats, and the US - a native of North America, but adapted to the life we have so much that has long been a representative of the usual weasel family. Uneaten mink paws pond frogs. Such «rich», on I think leftovers can only talk about the abundance of food on the territory. 29 October 2005 Meeting with European mink is now uncommon. Without exception, all Read more [...]
This article is a story written for those people who recognize the presence of the dogs mind."The pure simplicity of the souls of animals, protected natural instincts and settings from sin, saved their lives, reminding us of the children's spiritual purity for which we probably yearn entire adult life, having gained respectability and material well-being"Ernst Muldashev. "In Search of the City of Gods"This article is a story written for those people who recognize the presence of the dogs mind. In it, I tried to tell readers about the events as having a value for those who will take place in this Read more [...]
We will talk about mink and hunting, maybe not quite familiar to hunters having setter. "Gotcha," to me this animal for the first time not in the hunt, and the exam in biology when applying for the Biology of Moscow State University. There I was with my "mink" well managed! But the hunt ...At the time, hunting for furs was possible only by agreement with the procurement agency. Several times I have concluded such an agreement: Renting protein and foxes. But the mink ... I have not even seen, although their sledochki meet regularly along small rivers in «his» grounds. Only hunt with Read more [...]
In addition, to take up the pen, I pushed the note, read in the "horn". It was called "Ordinary happiness." The author laments the loss of the opportunity to frame a rare kingfisher. My story is a twin above. Particularly similar emotional experiences. But the main character - the other, and the finale is not so tragic. Quite the contrary. End all well and welcome frame as a trophy, I still managed to get.Photo: Wikipedia, the author Nicolai Meyer Back to article: «Ordinary happiness»It all happened on the Kola Peninsula (Murmansk Region) this summer during another Read more [...]
Once again, winter was delayed. There was no snow, so necessary to us with my six-month-Russian-European Laika named Zhaima. It needs a newly-fallen snow, to show traces of dog marten or mink. Try potropit forest.Without snow fur is not possible to find. Coveted snow swirled in December. He rarely more flakes began to fall from the dinner. And in the evening all around white. In the morning dawn, we left the house. Our way lay to the side of the river Pazhitsy. We go along the ditches of drainage, almost all of which fall into the river. And the river itself is slightly wider than the width of Read more [...]
In recent years the media increasingly raises issues of biodiversity conservation. All understand it, but, in my opinion, is not always doing the right thing. Examples of this is enough. Photo by Vyacheslav thus drawing In this article we will focus only on one case and talk about the fate of the European mink. By GA Novikov (1939), extended to Belarus belonged to the European mink subspecies Central Russian mink.According to I. Zelensky (1864), mink, like many other predators Minsk province, and especially in Woodland, preserved in quite Read more [...]
In terms of biodiversity Earliest American mink in the hunting grounds of Belarus should be attributed to the negative aspects, in connection with what happened in this kind of displacement of native European mink.Photos Vladislav thus drawing In my opinion, the process of replacement of European mink US was inevitable and without the latest releases into the wild by animals that have escaped from fur farms.I have witnessed this in Kholmsk district of Novgorod region of the Russian Federation.So in 1990, the hunting grounds of the specified area, where I was on a business trip Read more [...]
Oodles of Denver, Colorado, homes were evacuated Wednesday as wildfires to the sw of the metropolis crept nigher. The Birdlime Flume Ardor, which started in Thruway Home Afforest, is estimated to be approximately 500 estate in sizing, according to the U.S. Timber Serving."The full tidings is, it's a identical sparsely populated country as far as houses go," County Sherrif Ted Mink told the Associated Jam. Indeed ended 100 citizenry sustain leftover their homes, with no injuries. “I grabbed a voider and good threw farce in it,” aforementioned evacuee Karalyn Pytel. “I Read more [...]
Nikwax Sedimentary Exposure: courtesy, REINikwax SedimentaryA:Comfortably, I wouldn't report the don't-mink-oil-boots advice as commons noesis, but the out-of-door rush humankind has known awhile that it's not the wisest affair to do. (Rather aside from what power pass if you hit a PETA militant as you're slathering up with this hooey.) As you've since ascertained, it does over-soften the leather, peculiarly the "chromium-tanned" leather that has been the average in hike boots for a numeral of age. That unparalleled does a somewhat full job of guardianship the leather Read more [...]
A:I cerebrate I see the job. Two speech: mink oil. That clobber should ne'er be secondhand on innovative boots. That's because the leather lashing summons is unlike from olden years, when mink oil helped moderate savagely backbreaking leather. Now, with cr whipping, thrill leather comes moderately subdued and girdle that way with fair attention. Mink oil plainly turns it to glop. Summation, boots tod deliver quite bit of gum in them, as the midsole typically is cemented to both the only and the speed. Oil can employment its way into the pasted spliff and brand boot "delaminate," a figure Read more [...]
In the Soviet Union, two species of mink: mink and acclimate our American mink. Since both types of forestry value is approximately the same, we describe them together.
The European mink found mostly in forest zone of the European part of the USSR. Goes beyond the Urals to the Irtysh. American mink akklimatizirovanna been in more than 30 areas (edges, ASSR) from the western border to the Magadan and Kamchatka inclusive. In most places, it has taken root and widely settled, but the area is not solid formed. In areas of cohabitation, it displaces native pitchfork.
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Apparently, increased livestock Glavzverovod profitable fur-bearing animals, skins which have demand in Soviet consumers (fox silver-black) or in the external market (mink, sable, arctic fox blue). Reducing the number of raccoon dogs was due to the high cost of cultivation, compared with the prices of their skins in the domestic and foreign markets and increasing the number of these animals in the USSR in the wild. Stable stage nutria because they are semi-breeding is mainly engaged in procurement organizations (Ministry of blanks and Central Council).
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Mink European. At a length of up to 50 cm, including the tail - about 15 cm mink low, thick and shiny, brown color, except for the lips and throat, which is white pubescence.
European mink are found throughout most of the European part of the USSR, except the Crimean Peninsula in recent years have been discovered beyond the Ural Mountains. European mink found in the German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Romania, Switzerland Manto of mink fur, and in the south-west of France. These creatures are usually settled on the banks of the various bodies of water, preferring small rivers, beaches are Read more [...]
Status. Acclimatized normal appearance.
Distribution. American mink acclimatized in the former Soviet Union from 1933 to 1948 in 50 points 22 regions, where it was released about four thousand animals. By 1964, the total number of predators in the European part of over 2 thousand, and in Siberia and the Far East - 14 thousands. In the Saratov region first introduced in the 1950s., During mass acclimatization this predator. Since then successfully settled and became a part of the local fauna, replacing, as in other regions, the European mink. Pravoberezhnye American mink populations are confined Read more [...]
Status. Very rare, endangered species with a very low total population and destabilize the space-time structure of the range.
Distribution. The first information on the distribution of the European mink in Wed and N. Volga are the summary MN Bogdanov (1871). According to him, there was a mink is widespread. In the valley. Volga area reached the coast. Was very ordinary and throughout the former Samara in Ardatov (former) county it often resides at the dams. In Penza province met almost all the rivers, and in the former Gorodnitski county was sometimes so numerous that made it impossible Read more [...]