Wild Minks

A mink can swim 30 meters underwater, dive to five meters, curl up with a clear conscience to sleep in a muskrat den after having murdered all the occupants.

November 18, 2008 | | Back Issues | Departments | Environment | Headwaters Sketchbook | Winter 2008

Location: North of Waldemar
Date: January 7
Time: 10 am
Weather: Cloudy and still,  -12° C

This river presents so many surfaces – flooding tumult of spring – slow, shallow summer – now silent winter under ice and snow except for a gap of black water at the narrows.

Click on the image below to view Linda McLaren’s HEADWATERS SKETCHBOOK for Winter 2008.

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