- Before and After: See Animals Change Their Coats for Winter
- Snow-white coats serve as camouflage for animals like the Arctic hare, as well as the stoat, which is also called an ermine (pictured above in its signature winter wear).
- An Heraldic Snail
- I visited Grödinge church south of Stockholm for the first time Thursday. The occasion was my great aunt Märta's funeral, an event which, though of course sombre, cannot be called tragic.
- Natural world words removed from children's dictionary for computer and
- The new edition of the Oxford Junior dictionary has deleted a whole host of words, many of them related to the natural world and the environment to make room for technological terms.
- Great Works: Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (The Lady with an Ermine) 1489-90
- The familiar name of this painting tells us that this rampant, heraldic-looking creature is an ermine – which is, of course, a stoat in its white winter jacket.
- Three In One: Scans of Da Vinci Painting Reveal Two Other Works
- Central to the composition is the ermine (also known as a stoat) she cradles in her arms. Associated with purity and moderation, ermine pelts were often used to trim royal garments and are still used in modern-day heraldry.
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