Monday, September 8, 2014

Fact of the Day: Michigan Wolverine

Michigan has the nick-name of "The Wolverine State", though nobody is sure why it got the name. As it is ironically very rare to find a wolverine in present-day Michigan. 

19 comments:

Margaret D said...

I didn't know that.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Hmmm...I wonder how that came to be...

Pat Hatt said...

Maybe Hugh Jackman went back in timer dressed as wolverine?

Al Penwasser said...

I thought they outsourced the wolverines...?
Hey, it IS Michigan.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Maybe they mean the OTHER Wolverine?

Christine said...

strange and puzzling then?

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Very interesting indeed...though they used to be prevalent in Michigan

Mark said...

I learned about the X-Men before I really knew anything about Wolverines. They are now the most disappointing animal in the world after the Tazmanian Devil.

Pilar Domínguez said...

I am sure that there were lots of wolverines in the past. Names always have a reason to be. Kisses:)

Breathtaking said...

At one stage in my life, I thought the Wolverine was a mythical creature,:) and had never seen one. It's a shame they are dieing out, and have completely disapeared from some states.

A Beer for the Shower said...

I had no idea they called Michigan this. And aside from that, where would someone go about finding a real life wolverine, anyway?

Manzanita said...

They sure are nasty looking little devils. I'm sure they were there at one time but early trappers killed them all out. Who'd want a wolverine coat, anyway? Probably warm.

stephen Hayes said...

It looks like an ill-tempered beast I wouldn't want to encounter.

jaybird said...

Oh, it's that kind of wolverine. Not the Wolverine. Sorry, you know that word always catches my attention!! LOL I'd rather not meet that kind wolverine, ever.

Stephanie Faris said...

That's interesting. I always just assumed there were a lot of wolverines there.

Lucy said...

Interesting! Happy monday Adam! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

bj said...

OOO, I've always heard wolverines were sooo mean...that they would "eat you alive".

Moscow Blogger said...

ooo the most dangerous

Mary Kirkland said...

They are some cute animals.