Fur-bearing animals in Alaska.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animals,
  • Alaska

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFur-bearing animals in Alaska
SeriesH.rp.1332
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16121181M

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Fur-bearing animals in Alaska by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, , [s.n.] edition, Electronic resource in English. Alaska American Black bear animal’s badger bait bank beaver castor become prime birds brush burrow Canada Lynx capture catch caught chain clog color common raccoon cougar covered coyote dens dirt drag edge entrance evergreen boughs fair numbers fall feet fish fisher flesh footprints fox trappers fresh fur-bearing animals gopher grey wolf 5/5(1). Many fur bearing mammals live in Alaska including,3 kinds of bear, caribou, moose, wild sheep, and many small mammals, -weasels, fishers, mink, racoons, fox, coyote, lynx and mountain lion Asked. fur-bearing animals is very meager. A review of the literature shows that very little research has been conducted to determine their actual breeding seasons, postnatal development, and gestation periods. Practically all that is now known has been learned by observing the living animals. Few investigators have studied actual embryological material.

The American marten (Martes americana) is a carnivorous, furbearing member of the weasel family. Although similar in color, size, and shape to mink, martens are usually found in the uplands while mink are more associated with streams and coastal areas. In Southeast Alaska, martens naturally occurred on only the mainland and a few adjacent islands. Some are fairly serious, and a few are very serious individuals who trap a lot of animals. Marten is the most important species statewide, and the fur is known as sable. Other furbearers, ranked in order of importance (as defined by trappers) are wolf, lynx, wolverine, beaver, fox, mink red fox, otter, coyote, ermine (weasel) and muskrat. In , Congress followed up its concerns about preserving fur-bearing animals expressed in this law with "An Act to prevent the Extermination of Fur-bearing Animals in Alaska," aimed directly at regulating the killing of fur-bearing seals on Saint Paul and Saint George Islands off the western coast of Alaska, north of the Aleutian Islands. To go into the wilderness, build a strong and warm log cabin with my own two hands, and hunt for my food. Trap fur bearing animals to sell to the fur buyers for money to buy the things I couldn't produce myself, get my water from the creek, cut the firewood I would need to cook my food and to keep me warm through the long cold winters of the 'North.

adult male Alaska animals Arctic fox baby badger bear's beaver belly black bear bobcat body breeding season brown bear bulls canines catch claws climb coat color copulation coyote cubs dark dens diet dogs ears eyes feed female fight fish fisher front feet fur seal glands gray fox guard hairs habitat hare hind feet hunting inches in length. keywords = {Alaska|Birds|Fur-bearing animals|Natural resources|Pribilof Islands (Alaska)|}, @book{bhl, title = {A report upon the condition of affairs in the territory of Alaska. Moving to Alaska is a lifelong dream of many people. Bob and his wife are two people who acted on their dream. Bob's life experiences are interesting and varied: running a trapline and panning for gold, learning to fly a Super Cub, building his own muzzleloaders, surviving several near-death experiences and shooting an aggressive grizzly bear on his front porch/5(). He has a gift for weaving detailed, how-to description with gripping, often humorous, anecdote about trapping fur-bearing animals and the trapper's life, a bygone time when people I met him as a child when we lived and trapped in the Lake Minchumina area of interior Alaska during the s/5.