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Yellow Throated Marten

Known as chitrola in Garhwal martens are found in moist deciduous forests, in hilly areas up to 2500m.Weighing up to 3.5 kg and measuring 40-60 cm in length, the yellow –throated marten has a yellow and black head and back, a deep canary yellow throat and a bushy black tail. They are agile tree climbers, though they run clumsily on the ground. They den in tree hollows and behind rocks.