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Little porcupine"s winter den

Susan Thompson-Hoffman

Little porcupine"s winter den

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Published by Trudy Management Corporation in U.S .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Jennifer Haberstock.
ContributionsJennifer Haberstock.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21381893M
ISBN 100924483644
OCLC/WorldCa25872193

Porcupines Giving Birth. Towards the end of April/beginning of May, Porcupines give birth to one offspring. The newborn is covered with quills, but they are soft and enclosed in a sac, which protects the mother as she gives birth to her young. The young Porcupine’s eyes are open, and it is fully alert. Its quills harden within an hour. The fisher (Pekania pennanti) is a small, carnivorous mammal native to North is a member of the mustelid family (commonly referred to as the weasel family), and is in the monospecific genus fisher is closely related to, but larger than, the American marten (Martes americana).The fisher is a forest-dwelling creature whose range covers much of the .


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Little porcupine"s winter den by Susan Thompson-Hoffman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Little Porcupine's winter den. [Susan Thompson-Hoffman; Jennifer Haberstock] -- A young porcupine grows up fast on the north rim of the Grand Canyon as she seeks shelter from plunging temperatures and fierce winds and protects herself from the many dangers of her wilderness.

Get this from a library. Little porcupine's winter den. [Susan Thompson-Hoffman; Peter Thomas; Jennifer Haberstock] -- A young porcupine grows up fast on the north rim of the Grand Canyon as she seeks shelter from plunging temperatures and fierce winds and protects herself from the many dangers of her wilderness.

Little Porcupine's Christmas is written by Little porcupines winter den book Slate, and illustrated by Felicia Bond, who is better known as the illustrator of the "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie" series. The illustrations have a a simple charm that you can not help but admire, but the real magic of this book is in the story.

I really think this book is a gem, that has some /5(16). Little Porcupine's Winter Den (Smithsonian Wild Heritage Collection) [Thompson-Hoffman, Susan, Haberstock, Jennifer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Little Porcupine's Winter Den (Smithsonian Wild Heritage Collection). Porcupines are faithful to their den sites, and may use the same den for their entire life ( years).

Prime dens may be occupied continuously for many decades, accumulating large mounds of porcupine droppings at the entrance, which some naturalists speculate may help deter other animals from taking up residence. Little Porcupine wants a part in the Christmas play, but the other animals laugh at him and call him names.

When the play is missing an important part, Little Porcupine has an idea. This book was previously published as How Little Porcupine Played Christmas.

Little Porcupine is the oddball in his classroom and doesn't seem to belong in their Christmas Pageant. My only real problem with this story celebrating difference is that the other animals children all claim he doesn't belong because /5. Little Porcupine and Friends is a child care facility which is committed to providing a positive and stimulating environment that is warm and inviting for children to develop.

Little Porcupine and Friends will make a warm, nurturing, and fun place to be. We will focus on laughing, learning, play, and discovery. As winter approaches in the Northeast, porcupines tend to retreat to one of two or three dens during the day and during cold weather.

Sometimes porcupines are solitary, but they are also known to share their den with as many as seven other porcupines.

Stumps, earth or rock Little porcupines winter den book, hollow logs and trees are typical den sites. Porcupines selected winter den sites with a higher composition of sitka spruce, in all diameter size classes.

However, statistically significant selection was found only for the cm dbh. (Be sure and read to the end.) I never knew porcupines were so cute as babies. Good story with a profound message: Have you ever seen a baby porcupine. Fable of the Porcupine It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold.

The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. A Porcupine’s Promenade: An Encounter in the Winter Woods is a delightfully quiet book that is bound to captivate children and adults alike, especially those that enjoy all that nature has to offer.

Highly Recommended. Available Here. It Little porcupines winter den book the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm.

This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions. After a while, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they began to die.

The writing and illustrations capture the wonder and magic of winter in a way that will encourage readers to strike out on their own nature expeditions. —Susan Dee, K–5 Literacy Strategist, RSU5 Freeport, Durham, Pownal. This is a beautifully visual superbly written book in which to integrate science and language arts.

One of our family's favorite holiday stories is Joseph Slate's "The Little Porcupine Who Played Christmas", and so I was surprised and delighted to come across a new book featuring our old friend, "Story Time for Little Porcupine".Like children everywhere, Little Porcupine is reluctant to go to bed every evening, and like parents everywhere, Papa can only get him to settle down 5/5(2).

How to Hug a Porcupine is non fiction, an informational text. The Foreword was written by Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis. There are several contributors and it is published by Hatherleigh Press, a company dedicated to natural preservation.

They published the book in and it made quite a splash on the national book lists!/5(54). Porcupines in Winter: The Pleasures and Pains of Living Together in Modern Britain edited by Alessandra Buonfino and Geoff Mulgan pp, Young Foundation, £Author: Andy Beckett.

- Explore bcaunter's board "Porcupines", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Porcupine, Letter a crafts, Forest animals theme pins. During winter storms the porcupine may stay in its den. It does not hibernate but comes out to find something to eat.

The porcupine does not wander far from its home. Because porcupines are very short-sighted they must rely on sharp hearing and a keen sense of. THE PARABLE OF THE PORCUPINES Have you heard the story of the two porcupines freezing in the winter cold. Shivering in the frigid air, the two porcupines moved closer together to share body heat.

But when their sharp spines and quills pricked each other, they moved apart, victims once more of the bitter. Her latest book, Be a Friend, was a Winter Kids' Indie Next Pick. Among her other awards are a Scholastic Teachers Top 10 Picture Book for Penguin's Big Adventure, Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of over books for children, including Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin /5.

At the end of October/beginning of November porcupines den up for the winter in the Northeast, with up to a dozen porcupines sharing the same den. While some adult males will spend days at a time in a conifer, most porcupines seek out rocky crevices in which to spend the day, with a smaller number finding shelter in hollow trees.

food. Each adult porcupine has a home range of six to 14 acres in size, depending on food availability. The porcupine tends to stay in the same home range and reuses the same den year after year.

It is solitary by nature but may den with other porcupines in the winter. The porcupine does not hibernate, but will stay in dens during bad Size: KB.

Algonquin Winter Tracking: Stories: DENS Porcupines like to den up in small caves in rocks. Or under fallen trees, if there is a deep enough and secure enough hole.

This was in a swamp. A classic typical Porcupine den. One can often tell that it's a Porcupine den by the presence of porcupine scat immediately outside the entrance. Winter foraging by individual porcupines. Article winter den sites. all of which suffered little or no feeding damage.

Results indicate that the final merchantable volume of hemlock Author: Uldis Roze. It needs trees or shrubs large enough to provide bark and cambium for winter feeding. Porcupines like munching on a variety of trees including fir, hemlock, and pine, as well as maple, beech, birch, oak, elm, cherry and willow.

They also eat several kinds of woody shrubs. When not in trees, porcupines prefer the protection of a : It was the coldest winter ever, and many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together.

This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions even though they shared their heat with each other. Lazy Porcupine | Lazy Porcupine wastes away his summer enjoying the lazy warm air, while his friends prepare for winter, never realizing what the fuss is about, until it is too late.

Fortunately, this time, he has good friends to save the day. But how do you hug a porcupine?" The question befuddles the young boy intent on giving the hug, and the animal looks equally uneasy. The boy tries armoring himself in a catcher's outfit and then a cardboard box, but the porcupine has no interest in being hugged/5(4).

"On a cold winter's day, a group of porcupines huddled together to stay warm and keep from freezing. But soon they felt one another's quills and moved apart.

When the need for warmth brought them closer together again, their quills again forced them apart. They were driven back and forth at the mercy of their Author: Jodi Rubin, ACSW, LCSW, CEDS. In the Summer months porcupines will live at a higher altitude in the mountains. They will move up to a mile from their den.

But, in the Winter months porcupines will move to lower altitudes. They will move less then feet from the den during the Winter.

Porcupines will den together with other porcupines in the Winter. Winter might be considered their “social season,” for porcupines are likely to group together in the choicest winter denning areas. Although they ignore each other, except for teeth-chattering over disputed food, as many as porcupines have been found in large rock piles, and six were discovered living in an abandoned house in New Hampshire.

The porcupine is the prickliest of rodents. Its Latin name means “quill pig”, which is the regional American name of the porcupine. There are more than two dozen porcupine species, and all boast a coat of needle-like quills to give predators a sharp reminder that this. Hit the trails this winter in the Porcupine Mountains.

Located on the shores of Lake Superior, the Porcupine Mountains generally get more than inches of snow each year, making the area one of. Notes: "A number of porcupines huddled together for warmth on a cold day in winter; but, as they began to prick one another with their quills, they were obliged to r the cold drove them together again, when just the same thing happened.

At last, after many turns of huddling and dispersing, they discovered that they would be best off by remaining at a little distance. When first married, we ate lots of porcupine pot roasts. After a few helpings, one remembers how the den trees smell which cuts the appetite.

Too many porcupines in an area can have a significant impact on hemlock and hard maple timber. During one week in the early ’s, I shot 53 out of rage over their damage. As noted above, porcupines will eat lots of good fruit and veggies, especially if it is easy to reach.

They tend to conserve their energy, so they might eat the lowest, most accessible food first. This could result in girdling of young trees, but for the most part, porcupines do relatively little damage.

Geographic Range. North American porcupines, Erethizon dorsatum, have the northern most range of all inhabit much of North America between the Arctic Ocean and northern Mexico. Porcupines are found throughout most of Alaska and Canada, in the northern part of the Great Lakes region, all throughout the west and northeast regions of the United.

How Little Porcupine Played Christmas Joseph Slate ~ Felicia Bond ~ Thomas Y. Crowell, You guys know I am a snob about vintage kids' books, but that doesn't mean we don't visit our independent bookshop weekly to check out what's new.

The first evidence that porcupines can and do throw quills came to me with the dawnlight of a winter morning in the Ontario wilderness. Most unexpectedly it came, with a great surprise, while I was trailing a pack of timber wolves from their fresh kill to their : Dr. William J. Long. During severe winter weather they might den up with other porcupines, otherwise they are solitary except for mother and baby.

A porcupine has a home range, the size varies in depending on the area, (studies have shown home ranges varying. When outside the den (usually when feeding at night), they are often in conifer stands, and a coniferous habitat provides the same energy savings as a den.

Eastern hemlock, which is a preferred winter food, has needles layered so thickly that porcupines don’t lose a great deal of heat to the open sky.Porcupines have few predators, but fishers will attack by turning the porcupine over to reach its spineless belly. Porcupines can live 18 years, and females give birth to a single “porcupette” at a time.

Try This: Watch for signs of a porcupine nearby. They make a wide trough in the snow with quill drags along the sides. You can also look for.