Squirrels live on trees * They eat nuts and seeds * They are small bushy tailed animal New Words I Learned: * Gambol- leap playfully * It is well worth while to attract them near the house so that one may enjoy the sight their gambols and minister to their wants by suitable diet. Frolic- play lightheartedly * Then the window was opened and the nuts put on a table inside the room, and there little “Frolic” sits whilst we are at meals and forms one of the family * Whilst- while * Then the window was opened and the nuts put on a table inside the room, and there little “Frolic” sits whilst we are at meals and forms one of the family * Agile- mentally quick.
One would not think she could catch the agile little creature. * Nectarines- smooth-skinned peach They certainly nibble the young shoots of firs and horse-chestnuts unmercifully in the spring, and one very dry summer they took very kindly to our peaches and nectarines. Things I learned from the topic: * The squirrel’s great enemy is the cat. * They chase each other round a tree-stem with wonderful agility * They express their animosity with angry grunts and a stamp of the foot like a rabbit. * I have learnt that the squirrel’s tail has quite a language of its own.
The most interesting thing I learned about the topic: I have learnt that the squirrel’s tail has quite a language of its own. It can be curved over its back and so spread out that on a wet day it forms a complete shelter from rain. It will take the form of a note of interrogation or lie flat on the ground, stand out at an angle or bristle with anger, according to the mood of the possessor. I think the essay did a good job of teaching me about the topic Because I knew about squirrels!