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Image from page 255 of “Familiar life in field and forest the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders” (1898)

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

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Image from web page 255 of “Familiar life in field and forest the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders” (1898)
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Title: Familiar life in field and forest the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Mathews, F. Schuyler (Ferdinand Schuyler), 1854-1938 Underwood, William Lyman, phot
Subjects: Zoology
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and business

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s is drastically overbalancedmice and in-stroys. by the quantity ofsects which he de-His depredationsare consequently insignifi-cant compared withthe havoc he makesamong the houses ofcreatures injurious tothe farm. Beetles, mice,and even rats, he hunts withceaseless activity throughout all hoursof the evening, and it is not possible toestimate the extent of his services in thisdirection. But he is omnivorous, like the bear he feeds on mice, rats, moles, turtles, toads, frogs, fish, insects, nuts, fruit,* corn, birds and their eggs, and often poultry. He is abroad at all hours of the night, and frequently on cloudy days. There is no question about the abundance of life * Dr. Abbott tells of a coon he when saw in a tree whose monthwas apparently reeking with gore, but upon a closer view of theanimal and his environment he found that he had been indulginghis taste for wild grapes. The tree was draped with the vines,and the coon had liberally helped himself to the ripe fruit, whichhad stained his jaws red.

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TheRaccoon 204 FAMILIAR LIFE IN FIELD AND FOREST. in the woods and fields there are evidences of it inevery path when we are strolling via thecountry highways and byways. It only needs awatchful eye to discern the unmistakable traces ofcreatures, both excellent and tiny, at our feet, withinreach of our hands, and more than our heads. I do notallude now to the ubiquitous toad, the occasionalsnake, the familiar squirrel, and the nevertheless a lot more famil-iar sparrow : these are often in proof. But thewoodchucks hole is not far off, if we will look for itthe salamanders tracks are traced in the sand aroundevery other stone on the margin of the brook, themarks of the porcupines teeth are on the corner ofthe woodshed, the tattooing of the sap sucker deco-rates the trunk of the apple tree, the wTeasels property isunder the decaying log, the fox leaves feathers andbony relics at the threshold of his burrow, the raccoonleaves his footprints in the muddy margin of thepond, the turtle trails a curiou

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Image from web page 44 of “Western field” (1902)

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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Image from web page 44 of “Western field” (1902)
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Identifier: westernfield101907olym
Title: Western field
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.) California Game and Fish Protective Associations
Subjects: Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.) California Game and Fish Protectice Associations Sports
Publisher: San Francisco

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ire insects body,changing it into a vegetable substance, however re-taining at the same time the original caterpillar^hape, even to the head, claws, and so on. From the neck of the caterpillar a singlestem rises, growing to a height of eight inches or more, the tip of which resembles asmall bulrush. The habitat of this insectplant is the roots of the Rata tree. No far more than one stem grows from theinsect at a time but ought to it be broken offanother will rise up in its place. The natives are fond of this vegetablesubstance as meals, and they also used it inearlier years, when burned and ground up intopowder, for tattooing purposes, although oflate years tattooing is going a lot more and moreout of fashion. The body of the caterpillar by no means in asingle instance decomposes, from which wemay conclude that the change from insect tovegetable, takes place throughout the lifetime ofthe caterpillar. Another insect which is widespread in the softwood trees of the bush is the Weta, sonamed by the natives. I shall usually re-

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A Vegetable Caterpilla WEST ERA FIELD

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