Mink family on the road in Reykjavik

Minks are aggressive and prey on bird colonies and farm …

Minks are aggressive and prey on bird colonies and farm animals. Screenshot/ Facebook

Edward Rickson was cycling to work yesterday near Reykjavik domestic airport in the city centre when he spotted a family of minks on the road. 

Rickson captured them on his phone and published the footage on Facebook. 

Minks appeared in Iceland with the fur industry around half a century ago when they escaped from cages and became established in the wild. Minks are aggressive and prey on bird colonies and farm animals. 

Related story: Invasion of the urban mink

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