Fisher cat

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Fisher cat

The fisher cat (Pekania pennanti) is a wee carnivoran mammal o the faimily Mustelidae. Fisher cats bide on the continent o North Americae.[1] Despite the name, the fisher cat isnae a cat an disnae eat fish. 'Fisher' comes frae the auld Dutch wird fisse or visse, which means a foumart or its pelt.[2]


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  1. Powell, Roger A.; Buskirk, Steven W.; Zielinski, William J. Fisher and Marten (PDF) (Report) (in Inglis). pp. 635–649.
  2. Powell, R.A. (8 Mey 1981). "Martes pennanti" (PDF). Mammalian Species. The American Society of Mammalogists (156): 1–6. doi:10.2307/3504050. JSTOR 3504050. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 30 October 2005. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2021.