This was brought to my attention because the eerie sound of the loons at night can once again be heard. They have returned for the summer and are just starting to nest down. Soon we will see little loon babies riding on their mother's back.
Does Denmark have anything like this?
Common Loon carrying baby
(they carry them on their back
to protect them from fish called
Northern Pike- which will eat
State Abbreviation: MN
Nickname: North Star State and Land of 10,000 Lakes
Origin of Name: minisota, based on the Dakota Sioux Indian word "sky-tinted waters." Centuries ago, that is what the Dakota named the river now called the Minnesota River.
Minnesota State:Capital: St. Paul
Motto: The Star of the North
Minnesota State Seal
Bird: Common Loon
Butterfly: Monarch Butterfly
Flower: Pink and White Lady Slipper
Gemstone Lake Superior Agate
Grain Wild Rice
Song: Hail! Minnesota
Tree: Red (or Norway) pine