meadow vole


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Noun1.meadow vole - widely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canadameadow vole - widely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canada
field mouse, vole - any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
genus Microtus, Microtus - voles of the northern hemisphere
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The mammal skull was identified as a meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) based on skull and dental comparisons with museum collections.
The meadow vole tarts were hors d'oeuvres designed to actually look a bit like voles.
Climbing Activity in Hispid Cotton Rat, Sigmodon hispidus, and the Easter Meadow Vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus.
Common Name Scientific Name Number of Individuals Masked Shrew Sorex cinereus 8 Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicaudata 2 Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus 2 Short-tailed Weasel Mustela ermine 1 Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus 3 Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 2 Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans 2 White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus 7 Southern Red-backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi 1 Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus 1 House Mouse Mus musculus 2 North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 1 Unidentified Crayfish Cambarus sp.
a playground, tea shops and picnic area and a more modern addition of a Meadow Vole maze.
In the study, Boonstra and colleagues studied the meadow vole populations at the Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment at Pinawa, MB.
The boosted sperm count is only triggered by the smell of meadow vole rivals.
There is evidence that Clinton's enthusiasm for a variety of sexual experience was shared by his biological father--William Blythe--and certainly genes would explain the conduct of John Kennedy, a meadow vole if there ever was one.
THE fastest breeding animal on the planet is, surprisingly, the humble female meadow vole.
Remarks: The Meadow Vole currently occurs from northern Georgia in the east and northern New Mexico in the west northward to the Northwest Territories of Canada and Alaska (Kurta 1995, map, 171).
THE speediest mammal is the female meadow vole which can produce litters of up to eight young, 17 times a year, from the age of 25 days.