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Lost heritage: Bringing American martens back to Pennsylvania
Oct 31, 2023 17:46 ET

(The Center Square) — A $2 million Game Commission project would return the American marten to Pennsylvania’s woods, part of a broader effort that’s returned a number of creatures lost to deforestation and overhunting.

A public comment period is open until November 15 to discuss the reintroduction plans for the small weasels, also known as the pine marten, which grow to about the size of “two small cans of beans.”

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