|Ermine in Trap|
|FES Title:||Ermine in Trap|
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|Published:|| Schoonover, Frank E. “Breaking Trail.” Scribner’s Magazine, May 1905: 576.|
caption: A weasel caught in a mink trap.
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 97.
|Commentary:|| “Going the rounds of the traps is a routine that never varies, and yet it possesses an ever-changing interest – the chance of a catch, the hazards of the wilderness, the constant variations of snow and cold…” (trip diary) |
Regardless of the captions given above, the animal that is caught in the lynx trap (known as a cabane) is an ermine. See #194 and #214 for further commentary.