Monday, August 8, 2011

Pine Marten #1

Reader Limerick Challenge Number #1

Right now I am backpacking through the North Cascades. For this trip we had to prepare a natural history presentation about a plant and an animal. While I'm gone I wanted to share a little with you about the plant and animal I chose: purple mountain saxifrage and the pine marten. For the pine marten I have prepared a collection of Limericks from which to introduce cool facts about this creature. Does anyone listen to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me on NPR?!?!? If so, you now how this goes: I will post the limerick with all but the last word, and you can fill in the word in the comments section if you think you know what it is! 

The alpine is where they like to subsist
Boreal forests you will find them amidst
In the States they’re fragmented
Though in Canada well represented
In the north and the snow they ___________ 

For more information about Pine Martens check out this link!