Like most wildlife, the coat on pine martens looks the best in winter or spring . In the summer
they can look quite mangy even if they remain unaffected by the disease itself. A snowy background also isolates the animal better.
This fellow and his mate are winter residents of the area behind the Madison junction warming hut. He was frequently seen dumpster diving for extra special goodies. Though his normal diet mostly consists of small mammals. It's hard to resist an occasional French fry. Marvin is extra curious and would often play hide and seek with a lucky photographer.