GREAT MOMENTS IN CROCHET HISTORY
- What do tigers look like? Hughes, Monica // Tiger Cub;2006, p6
A section from the book "Tiger Cub," which offers information about the physical characteristics of tigers, is presented. Tigers have orange and white fur with black stripes, while some of them have white fur and blue eyes. Tigers have big teeth and sharp claws.
- LYNX COME BACK! Lynx, Lindsey // Ranger Rick;Feb2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p1
The article offers information about lynxes. Finest features of a lynx include tufts of hair poking out from the ear tips, a stand-out fur collar and big paws. They also have super-long legs for bounding after prey. Their paws act as snowshoes and help them stay on top of deep snow. Lynxes are...
- The Lion's Mane. West, Peyton M. // American Scientist;May/Jun2005, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p226
Ponders on the function and purpose of a lion's mane. Description of the different types of lion manes; Characteristics of the mane of male and female lions; Effect of injury and wound on the lion's mane.
- Hutia. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Hutias are large, heavy, rat-like creatures which live in the West Indies. Very little is known about them. There are 12 species of hutias in four genera.
- Degu. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Degus are small, plump, mouse-like rodents. Degus may live anywhere from along the coast to 10,000 feet (3,000 meters) above sea level in the Andes Mountains. Degus are also called octodonts. There are eight species in eight different genera in this family.
- CUFF LINK. Schmidt, Veronica // Metro (NZ);Apr2004, Issue 274, p81
Evaluates the Chanel Cuff from World Deluxe. Key features; Cost.
- Fun Furs. // New Yorker;5/20/1967, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p32
The article presents a discussion of the use of spotted cats for women fashion in the early nineteen-hundreds. The spotted cats are the wild members of the cat family. As a trade term, it includes the tiger and about fourteen other species, ranging in size from the leopard and the jaguar down to...
- From bang to Buck$ PART 2. Park, Ed // Predator Xtreme;Dec2007, p48
The article offers advice in fur harvesting, handling and selling business. Fleshing is scraping all meat and fat from a hide to prevent spoilage, although some experience fur handlers insist that fleshing does more harm than good. It notes that drying is a hands-on activity because pelts are...
- Keeping Warm. // Click;Jan2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p24
The article discusses how animals keep themselves warm. Ducks have feathers underneath their outer feathers, while birds' external feathers have air inside that holds body heat. The feathers of ptarmigans grow thicker in winter. Their feathers also extend up to their feet. The feet of caribou...