15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Two in a tree

Two pine martens in playing in a tree. I was walking in the woods when I found the first time pine marten. It was playing in the snow and when i was walking I startled it into the tree. While I photographed the first one a second one suddenly appeared and gave chase. They did this for several minutes in the trees before they both disappeared

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Canada
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Christopher MacDonald