One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for stone marten
- ‘The beech marten often lives near or even in human habitations, but the pine marten does not.’
- ‘You may catch a glimpse of deer, beech martens, red squirrels or even wild boar which inhabit the surrounding area.’
- ‘The stone or beech marten and the pine marten both live in Europe but in Britain we only have the pine marten (martes martes).’
- ‘There are 45 species of mammals such as brown bear, wolf, fox, badger, beech marten, vair, bobcat, and even a small number of leopards.’
- ‘Pine and beech martens are present, as are hares, badgers and foxes.’
- ‘Inhabiting the park's many dense thickets are badgers, wildcats, foxes, beech martens, weasels and Egyptian mongooses.’
- ‘Forest dwelling mammals include beech martens, wildcats, genets, badgers and wild boar, as well as a number of small insectivores.’
- ‘Boar, deer, badgers, porcupines, foxes, wild cats and beech martens are the most important wild aminals in the park.’
- ‘Predators are also fairly widespread: weasels, beech martens badgers and foxes.’
- ‘Other animals I have seen are hares, wild pigs, many foxes and some beech martens that live around our house in Kalkan - we sometimes hear them chattering at night.’
beech marten/ˈbēCH ˌmärtn/
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