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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I initially tried everything I could think of to stop meadow vole damage.
Common species in North America are the meadow vole, pine vole, and mountain vole.
"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.
There are two distinct versions (different color phases and poses) of each of 11 small mammals that generally live in grasslands, along creeks/ponds, or woodland edges of Midwestern habitats: Eastern Chipmunk, Franklin's Ground Squirrel, Eastern Mole, Plains Pocket Gopher, Thirteen Lined Ground Squirrel, Northern Short Tailed Shrew, Southern Bog Lemming, Meadow Vole, Meadow Jumping Mouse, Deer Mouse, and Northern Grasshopper Mouse.
It makes a great family day out and there is plenty for children to do with an owl sanctuary (where a Jude Law from London had adopted one!) a playground, tea shops and picnic area and a more modern addition of a Meadow Vole maze.
animals Species (common name) May-Jun Aug-Sep Chaetodipus hispidus (hispid 23 58 pocket mouse) Cynomys ludovicianus 171 33 (black-tailed prairie dog) Microtus ochrogaster 26 11 (prairie vole) Microtus pennsylvanicus 10 1 (meadow vole) Mus musculus (house mouse) 1 2 Neotoma mexicana (Mexican 30 woodrat) Peromyscus maniculatus (deer 711 780 mouse) Reithrodontomys megalotis 8 21 (western harvest mouse) Spermophilus tridecemline 34 atus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) Sylvilagus audubonii 11 (Audubon's cottontail) No.
The Gardens, Owl Centre and Meadow Vole maize are open daily from 10.30am to 6pm.
In the study, Boonstra and colleagues studied the meadow vole populations at the Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment at Pinawa, MB.
The research found that the meadow vole, an animal previously notorious for its Clintonian tendencies, suddenly became passionately monogamous when its brain's reward center was injected with something called a "suppression gene receptor." 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.