Eat Up, Animals!

November 2010
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Nov2010, Vol. 67 Issue 3, Special section p1
The article features some animals finding food as they prepare for winter. Among the animals featured are a chipmunk eating an acorn on a tree branch, a bear catching a fish, a porcupine eating leaves in the fall and a squirrel holding an acorn which it will store in a safe place to save it for winter.


Related Articles

  • Autumn to Winter.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Oct2009, Vol. 66 Issue 2, Special section p1 

    The article discusses the changes associated with the shift from autumn to winter. In autumn, trees still have leaves, which are played with or raked by children. It is also the season when chipmunks gather nuts and store them in a safe place. On the other hand, some trees no longer have leaves...

  • A new fresh season. Kataquapit, Xavier // Nation (1206-2642);10/30/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p34 

    In this article, the author shares his experiences on approaching winter season. Topics discussed include preparation of squirrels and chipmunks for winters by storing food and preparing their nests, the Niska or Canada Geese flown towards south, an end of the hunting season, and use of internet...

  • Feast in the Forest.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 2 (Teacher's Edition);Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p5 

    The article discusses how animals prepare themselves for winter. Squirrels hide acorns to eat over the winter. But they are unable to eat all the hidden acorns therefore which are left buried grow into an oak tree. Chipmunks take a long winter break like bears. They wake to eat their stored...

  • Hooray for Squirrels. SCHARDT, HANNAH // Ranger Rick;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p16 

    The article presents information on squirrels with mention of the different types of squirrels such as eastern chipmunks and eastern fox squirrels, mention of squirrels' use of their tails, and details on various noises that squirrels make.

  • Ever Wonder?  // Ranger Rick Jr.;Sep2015, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p14 

    The article offers information on chipmunk which can stuff nine acorns at a time which include four acorns into each cheek pouch; and one acorn between its teeth.

  • A Chipmunk Home.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p4 

    Presents an activity on items found in the underground home of chipmunks, including acorns and nest.

  • Squirrel and Acorn. McLoughland, Beverly // Spider;Jun98, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p23 

    Presents the poem `Squirrel and Acorn.'

  • ON THE ONE HAND...  // Sierra;May/Jun2013, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p30 

    The article offers information on the disappearance of acorns from the California's Native American's food and states that it would make a comeback and it is popular food for bears and squirrels.

  • A Long Winter's Nap. SANTERRE, JASON // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Dec2008, Vol. 32 Issue 203, p30 

    The article focuses on hibernation among animals during winter in Canada. It states that hibernation, which is described as seasonal dormancy or extended torpor, is a vital strategy for wildlife to conserve energy at a time when food is in short supply and the climate is severe. The hibernation...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics