The fisher didn’t know what to make of a pretend human skeleton that was a part of a trick or deal with prank on this video by BDN contributor Allie Ladd.
Fishers, that are members of the weasel household Mustelid, are carnivores and can eat carrion of deer, moose and beaver, apart from attempting to find reside meals on the bottom and in bushes, in response to Maine Division of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
They eat snowshoe hare, which is a choice they share with the Canada lynx. Fishers additionally will eat porcupines, small rodents, upland birds, seasonal nuts and fruits, and in recent times had been discovered to be predators of Canada lynx, in response to MDIF&W.
However fishers don’t eat fish. Their title comes from their similarity to a European “fitch” or “fiche” — a polecat.
They’re elusive animals and never usually seen as a result of they keep away from open territories. They like edges of woods, brush piles, dens and different locations the place they’ll conceal. The animals are extra nocturnal in the summertime and diurnal within the winter, the MDIF&W web site stated.
There’s a trapping season for fishers, and caught animals have to be tagged and registered with the state.
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