• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Carnivora
  • Family: Mustelidae
  • Genus: Neovison
  • Species: Neovision vison
    • Native to North America, minks have been introduced around the world by fur farmers
    • Can be found in most of the U.S. and Canada except for Hawaii, Arizona, Southern California, Utah, New Mexico, and Western Texas
    • Are excellent hunters with a varied diet of fish, birds, small mammals, and invertebrates

Did you know?

    • Mink babies are called ‘kits’. Two to three kits are typically born at a time during the summer months