answerspinemartens love people and they don't hurt you directly. they hurt minks they like eating them
If you tried to pick one up, it would certainly bite or scratch you. Martens are mustelids, which include weasels, minks, wolverines, ferrets, skunks, badgers, fishers. All mustelids are aggressive animals, very high strung.And, pine martens feed mainly on rodents and birds, they do not eat minks.