The beech marten, stone marten or house marten (Martes foina) is an opportunist who is mainly active during the night. The live close to people and nowadays even appears in cities. They are about 50cm tall with a tail of 25cm and weigh between 1 and 2kg. The characteristic throat spot is white, in contrast to the less common pine marten, where it is more yellow. The stone marten is omnivorous and mainly eats mice, rats, birds, eggs, fruits, berries, ...
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