Note: there are no pictures in the text for Chapters 1, 11, 17 or 40.

Chapter 15 Two Unlike Little Cousins

Chapter 16 Danny's Northern Cousins and Nimbleheels

He kills young trees by gnawing off the bark under the snow. Northern cousin of Danny Meadow Mouse

Chapter 18 Mice with Pockets, and Others

Chapter 16 Danny's Northern Cousins and Nimbleheels

Look for this pretty little fellow in old weedy fields. Here are two of the worst pests in the world. Neither is native to America. Chapter 19 Teeny Weeny and His Cousin

Chapter 19 Teeny Weeny and His Cousin

This is the common or long-tailed Shrew, one of the smallest animals in all the Great World.

He is sometimes called the Mole Shrew and the Blarina.

Chapter 20 Four Busy Little Miners

Chapter 20 Four Busy Little Miners

This shows how he uses his spade-like hands in digging.

His nose is one of the oddest in the world.

Chapter 21 Flitter the Bat and His Family

Chapter 21 Flitter the Bat and His Family

This is the Red Bat, also called Tree Bat.

He is about to catch a fly on the surface of the water.

Chapter 22 An Independent Family

Chapter 22 An Independent Family

The common Skunk is of considerable economic value as well as a valuable fur-bearer.

A small cousin of Jimmy Skunk. Note the curious pattern of his markings.

Chapter 23 Digger and His Cousin Glutton

Chapter 23 Digger and His Cousin Glutton

Though he doesn't look it he is a member of the Weasel family.

He is the largest member of the Weasel family.

Chapter 24 Shadow and His Family

Chapter 24 Shadow and His Family

In his winter coat of white he is called Ermine. Yap Yap fears no one more than this relative of Shadow the Weasel.

Chapter 25 Two Famous Swimmers

Chapter 25 Two Famous Swimmers

He is equally at home on land or in the water.

A famous fisherman and swimmer.

Chapter 26 Spite The Marten & Pekan the Fisher

Chapter 26 Spite The Marten & Pekan the Fisher

He is found only in the great forests of the North.

One of the valuable fur-bearing animals.

Chapter 27 Reddy Fox Joins The School

Chapter 27 Reddy Fox Joins The School

The familiar Red Fox who holds his own against man.

In some places he is called the Tree Fox.

Chapter 27 Reddy Fox Joins The School

Chapter 27 Reddy Fox Joins The School

His coat is all white in the winter months.

This is really a color phase of the Arctic Fox.

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