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Yellow-throated martens

Martes flavigula

About the Yellow-throated martens

Yellow-throated martens are the largest marten species and are mustelids like badgers, otters and weasels. Their fur ranges from dark brown to yellow-brown, and they have a creamy-yellow throat.

Habitat and Distribution

Yellow-throated martens are from south to east Asia, mostly living in forests, but also on mountains and in swamps. They mostly feed on small mammals, birds, snakes, lizards, insects, and fruit.

Family Information

These martens usually live in pairs or small groups and can have up to five babies at a time. Yellow-throated martens are common; they are found over a wide area and in a range of habitats.

Conservation Status: Common

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