Friendly European mink really wants fisherman’s catch

He didn't catch many fish, but he did have a run-in with a cute animal.

 

Eric Geller

Internet Culture

Published Aug 14, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 4:08 am CDT

A man returning from a lackluster fishing trip felt a little bit better after an encounter with an adorable, curious, excited, and clearly hungry European mink.

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The mink gave the man a show fit for a nature documentary, stopping every so often at his feet, running into a nearby bush, racing up a trail and back again, and jumping up at the manas if to say, “Fish please!”

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Eventually, as if to thank the mink for the lighthearted diversion, the man tossed it the fish—and it scurried off without so much as a second glance at its audience benefactor.

Photo via muffinn/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Aug 14, 2015, 9:23 am CDT