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“The Detroit Free Press is reporting today that Michigan DNR officials have confirmed sightings of Wolverines in Michigan's Huron County.
This is the first Wolverine sighted in Michigan - besides Tom Brady and Chris Webber - since the late 1700s or early 1800s.
Please note that the DNR did NOT locate any lost renegade bands of ancient Spartans.”
“where is huron county?”
“LOL! Great news!”
“why are you laughing out loud? are they a clown to amuse you?”
“Why are you drunk already!?!”
“What does a wolverine look like?”
“Picture a weasel -- and most of us can do that, for we have met that little demon of destruction, that small atom of insensate courage, that symbol of slaughter, sleeplessness, and tireless, incredible activity -- picture that scrap of demoniac fury, multiply that mite some fifty times, and you have the likeness of a Wolverine."
Ernest Thompson Seton, 1953
“The little suckers will stand off a bear.”
“I heard they spotted some Spartans running around too.”
“any animal that can back a grizzly off a kill scares the hell out of me”
“gem, my dear, i dont think you got the intended result out of your link”
“what do you mean? yes, that's what I wanted to show.... either one is a wolverine right?”
“the second link is a gif telling you to "load the button on your own goddamn page" or something to that effect”
that's what is says...that's not my page nor my computer...”
“well, anyway, it doesn't matter. it's "just" the x-men dude”
“i want to know how it got back, the state is pretty much surrounded by water, maybe they are good swimmers”
“No spartans around here, but lots of trojans up on campus.”
“Kewl. We're still trying to confirm mountain lions up here where I live, as well as trying to determine what exactly our coyotes are.
I only saw one wolverine and that was in captivity. It pretty much answered to what Seton wrote. BTW, there is a Seton museum in his home town of Carbury (sp?), Manitoba.
I have seen fishers, however, and count myself lucky. The last one was north of Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks of New York State. Fishers are one size down from the wolverine.”
“I am serious now...the picture I have posted is a wolverine?? I always pictured something...well bigger. more wolf-like.”
“That's great news. My brother says he saw a fisher in Randolph Co. WVA years back. The state traded turkies for fisher with Maine back in the 70s.”
“Take a badger, 18-42 lbs, reverse the color on the coat (from silver with dark gray stripe to brown with a yellow strip, multply the fearlessness by 200% and quadruple the meanness and you have a badger.
As for it being the first sighting in Michigan since the 1700-1800's, that a pile of crap.
In 1954 or 55, A hunter on the upper peninsula was found clawed to death. His rifle (a 25/20 hollow point bullets) was empty. There was a blood trail and the Rangers followed it for over a mile. They found a Wolverine, dead from seven slugs in the body, four of which were considered lethal.
The animal had been hit seven times, killed the hunter, and then ran for a mile. There innards are like a pig, almost impossible to kill with one shot. They will not go down till they bleed out.
a bulky, bear-like animal is dark brown with broad, yellowish bands from shoulders to hips, meeting at the base of the tail. The male is generally larger than the female and average weight is 18-42 pounds.
Thge thing that make Wolverines and badgers so different from most other animals is that in many cases they would rather stand their ground and attack rather then flee if they ahave the opportunity.”
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