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BIRDS, simultaneous action in flight.
Cat, nursing a young woodchuck; catching red squirrels.
Chipmunk; its winter underground and reappearance in the spring; courting; a solitary creature; nervousness of; chipping and clucking; storing food; adventures with cats; digging its hole; furnishing the house; food of; an evidence of sociability; an adventure with a weasel; attack by a shrike; eating strawberries; a game of tag; never more than one jump from home; shifting quarters; its fear of the weasel; its providence.
Coon. See Raccoon.
Dog, the churn-dog and the woodchucks; farm-dog and fox; moisture of his nose; fight with a weasel; encounter with a mink; farm-dog and coon; coon-dog and coon; farm-dog and skunk; a race with a red squirrel. See Foxhound.
Fox, red, tracks in the snow; bark of; gait of; the author's first meeting with; chased by hounds; chased by the farm-dog; tail; method of trapping; behavior when trapped; farm-yard depredations; devices for eluding the hounds; a method of calling; burrows and young of; daylight naps of; resemblance to the dog; a young one in the market; and mink; beauty and grace of; humiliation when captured.
Foxhound, baying of; the chase of the fox; moisture of his nose.
Hare, northern or varying, haunts of; habits of; tracks in the snow; two suits of fur; pursuit and capture by a lynx.
Mink, eating a muskrat; tracks in the snow; encounter with a fox; an enemy of the muskrat; an encounter with a dog and a mysterious disappearance; as an eater of fish; gait of.
Mouse, jumping, habits of; a captive.
Mouse, meadow, life beneath the snow; a bold swimmer.
Mouse, white-footed or deer, beauty of; easily captured; haunts of; hoarding habits of; thwarting a piratical red squirrel; in the beehive; reducing a shawl to its original elements; seven in a trap; tunnels and tracks in the snow; a female with young; an attempt to assist a friend in distress.
Muskrat, nest-building of; burrows of; winter activity of; devoured by a mink; a doorway visit.
Opossum; tracks in the snow; extending its range; font of; a captive; skin said to be fetid; young of; under the study floor.
Porcupine, increasing in abundance; a fight with an eagle; quills as weapons of defense; on Slide Mountain; stupidity of; sound made by; propensity for gnawing.
Rabbit, gray, haunts of; under the study floor; nest and young of; winter fare of; a captive; her life full of fear; a tragedy revealed by the snow; stupidity of.
Raccoon, reappearance after hibernation; a fight, with the farm-dog; fighting qualities of; coon-hunting; ravages in the corn-field; a captive; courage of.
Rat, pursued by a weasel.
Skunk, tracks in the snow; awakening from hibernation; habits of; as a pet; its weapon of defense; a plunderer of hen-roosts and birds' nests; an instance of its fearlessness; under the study floor; at the doorstep; not easily ruffled; fearlessness of.
Squirrel, flying, flight of; habits of; nest of.
Squirrel, gray, habits of; nest of; hiding nuts.
Squirrel, Mexican black.
Squirrel, red, a bold leap; habits of; snickering of; food of; hoarding habits of; his song and dance; a game of tag; pursued by a weasel; a piratical raid by; his life full of fear; frequently caught by the cat; a race with a dog.
Squirrels, gathering chestnuts; as parachutes; tails of; mirth and mockery of.
Thrasher, brown, and weasels.
Turkey, fox and.
Weasel, in pursuit of a chipmunk; carrying food to its den; an exploration of a weasel's hole; food of; depredations among the chickens; a fight with a; dog and; its boldness and bloodthirstiness; terror inspired by; a fight with a man over a rat; a woman's experience; a destructive enemy of the birds; as a tree-climber; hunting in packs; a contention over a mouse; cannibalism; pursuing two rats; tracks its game by scent; pursuit of a red squirrel.
Woodchuck; haunts of; adventure with a swimming man; odor of; its whistle; form and motions of; a churn-dog's tactics; hole of; hibernation of; about the house and study; a mother with her young one; captives; a friendship with a kitten.