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Land of the snowshoe hare.

Virginia Louise Snider Eifert

Land of the snowshoe hare.

by Virginia Louise Snider Eifert

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- North America.,
    • Natural history -- Outdoor books.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith photos. by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH102 .E5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination271 p.
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5801463M
      LC Control Number60015011
      OCLC/WorldCa1442379

      Snowshoe is an IceWIng princess, in the Ice Kingdom Roleplay. Personality and Backstory: Snowshoe hatched an IceWing princess during the time where they still hated NightWIngs. She was raised to follow the rules and be quiet around her elders. Snowshoe's older sisters were planned to be queen, so she doesn't get many queenly lessons. Make no mistake, hunting for snowshoe hares this way is a challenge. You'll cover a lot of ground and miss a lot of opportunities before you put one in the game bag. But you'll also enjoy the solitude and tranquility of the winter woods, you'll see the beauty of an untouched landscape, and you'll get an idea of how the early trappers felt.

      Magazine Information. Editor: Riley Woodford West 8th St. Juneau, AK ()   Pure white, the snowshoe hare quivered in a snowdrift next to fallen timber. He was doing his bunny best to be camouflaged but on that south-facing mountain the .

      Get this from a library! Midnight dance of the snowshoe hare: poems of Alaska. [Nancy White Carlstrom; Ken Kuroi] -- Poems about Alaska's beautiful but brief spring, summer and fall seasons, which provide a short respite from the cold, dark winter. The snowshoe hare is an emblematic species of the north country, adapted to and dependent on a snowy climate. A recent study by UW–Madison researchers shows the southern boundary of the snowshoe hare’s range shifting north as climate warms. Photo: L. Scott Mills.


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book of the Snowshoe Hare Hardcover – January 1, by Virginia S. Eifert (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 4 Used from $ 2 Collectible from $ The Amazon Book Review Author: Virginia S. Eifert. Get this from a library.

Land of the snowshoe hare. [Virginia S Eifert] -- Based on the author's exploration of the wild country along the Canadian border of the Midwest, this is. With a whiff of the scent of rare flowers, a glimpse of a fast-retreating snow-bunny with his soot-tipped nose and ears, we are off to study the rock strata, the vegetation, the feathered life of the land of Lingering Day.

Land of the Snowshoe Hare sets Virginia Eifert down in company with May T. Watts and other fine writers who in recent years. Built-in activities, such as guessing how a snowshoe hare stays camouflaged when the snow melts in spring and finding objects that weigh the same amount as a baby hare, give readers a chance to gain, insights beyond the facts and figures.

The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Author: Dee Phillips. Snowshoe hare populations fluctuate cyclically about once a decade—possibly because of disease. These waning and waxing numbers greatly impact the animals that count on hares for food.

The snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus), also called the varying hare, or snowshoe rabbit, is a species of hare found in North has the name "snowshoe" because of the large size of its hind feet.

The animal's feet prevent it from sinking into the snow when it hops and walks. Also Known as: Snowshoe rabbit and varying hare Description: Size: in ( cm); Tail length in ( cm) Weight: oz ( kg) Color: White throughout the winter and brown during the summer Subspecies and Distribution: 1.

Lepus americanus americanus (Erxleben) – Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Montana, and North Dakota. The smallest species of the Lepus genus, the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) is a rabbit-sized mammal that is incredibly adapted to its seasonally variable environment.

The snowshoe hare is named for its hind feet, which are adapted for travelling across snowy ground and are therefore noticeably large relative to the hare’s body mass. The fur of the snowshoe hare is extremely thick and has.

As waterfowl and upland seasons close around the country, there may be no better winter small game pursuit than snowshoe hares. For starters, unlike their cottontail cousins, they don’t live aboveground all year long, which means that even if you’re stuck in a polar vortex and everything else is holed up, snowshoe hares will still be accessible and huntable.

A snowshoe hare's life cycle is narrated through the seasons as she does the things that hares do - foraging, hiding from predators, blending in with her surroundings, and raising a family of her own. Illustrated with a healthy, robust hare, pictured against colorful seasonal backdrops, this picture book is both informative and fun to look through/5(4).

Snowshoe hare, (Lepus americanus), also called snowshoe rabbit or varying hare, northern North American species of hare that undergoes an annual colour change from brownish or grayish in summer to pure white in winter. The hind feet are heavily furred, and all four feet are large in proportion to body size, a snowshoe-like adaptation that enables the hare to travel over snow.

Eifert, V S: Land of the Snowshoe Hare. In the North Country; LAND OF THE SNOWSHOE HARE. by Virginia S. Eifert. Illustrated. Snowshoe Hare Varying hare – snowshoe rabbit. Both names describe physical properties of Lepus americanus, the big hare of Pennsylvania’s north woods.

“Varying” refers to its twice-a-year changes in pelt coloration; “hare” identifies it as a member of the genus Lepus, related to rabbits but different in several important ways; and. Young children will have no difficulty pointing out the wolf, the sled dog, squirrels, snowshoe hares, and other animals.

A lovely book that can be used to teach units on poetry, animal habits, or Alaska or just be read for pure Lissim, Dwight School, New York CityReviews: 2. Snowshoe Hare tracks are readily discernible because of the paired larger hind feet which land in front of the smaller front feet when a hare bounds over the snow.

When bounding, a hare’s front feet usually land side by side, unless they are traveling at great speed, when one front foot tends to land in front of the other (see photo). Midnight Dance of the Snowshoe Hare book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Sun, Sun,Where do you live in summer?I live in my ho 4/5(1).

The Snowshoe Hare can run up to 27 MPH and leap 10 ft. in a single bound. Common predators include Coyotes (Canis latrans) Lynxes (Lynx lynx), Snowy Owls (Bubo scandiacus), and Red-Tailed Hawks (Butao jamaicensis). Snowshow Hare’s are accomplished swimmers.

Snowshoe Hares in Northern Boreal Forests Karen E. Hodges, Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada Abstract—Snowshoe hares exhibit eight to 11 year population fluctuations across boreal North America, typically with an amplitude of 10 to 25 fold.

These fluctua. The Snowshoe Hare Room is a beautiful queen bedroom with large walk-in private en-suite bath. This room faces the front of the B&B. It has an additional private entrance! Nice view of the pond and greenhouse through your bay windows.The snowshoe hare range may overlap with mountain cottontails (Sylvilagus nuttallii), pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis), black-tailed jack rabbits (Lepus californicus), and white-tailed jack rabbits (Lepus townsendii).

Snowshoe hare feet and ears are larger than those on the pygmy rabbit and mountain cottontail. Snowshoe hares, along with other hares and rabbits, have a small sac behind the intestines called a caecum. In this sac, there is a community of microorganisms that can break down the cellulose (the carbon compound that makes up most of wood).