* Threatened or Endangered
: Martes pennanti
: North American forests
: Wide variety of small to medium sized mammals and birds, and a variety of hard and soft mast such as beechnuts, acorns, apples and berries.
: 3-15 lbs. and up to 25 in. long excluding the tail
: The IUCN Red List has Fishers listed as Least Concern
• These forest-dwelling animals are members of the weasel family.
• Fishers have long, slim bodies with short legs and bushy tails.
• Despite their name, fishers do not eat fish and spend most of their time in forested areas hunting mammals.
• They are excellent climbers and can turn their feet 180 degrees to help climb headfirst down trees.