Precious fur, golden-brown to black. The fur is darker on the legs and on top of the tail and more open to the chest.
Body length (head and trunk): between 34 and 61 cm.
Tail length: 15 to 30 cm.
Weighing between 0.680 and 2 kg.
Elongated body, slender, with large head and pointed muzzle.
Triangular, large ears. with rounded peaks.
Bushy, long tail, measuring between 1/2 and 2/3 of the body and head length.
Arboreal mammals, martens are active both day and night.
They hunt alone and their diet is more carnivorous. Martens feed on with mice, rats, rabbits, squirrels, lizards, birds and even small deers frogs, fish, snails, poultry or eggs.
After doing real massacres among poultry, martens lie down in the middle of the killed birds?