pine mouse


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pine mouse

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Noun1.pine mouse - short-tailed glossy-furred burrowing vole of the eastern United States
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 Pitymys, Pitymys - pine mice
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To add to the confusion, in our area the vole is called a field or pine mouse. Actually, the voles resemble a mouse but have a shorter and fatter body, and smaller ears and eyes.
Observations on the life history of the northern pine mouse. J.