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Vole Runways

Microtus is a genus that includes around 62 Northern Hemisphere voles. These rodents are difficult to distinguish externally and identification is based on skeletal and dental features as well as habitat. They are commonly called meadow voles, field mice, field … Continue reading

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Microtus Runway

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  On Big Valley Mountain (Lassen County CA) the snow was about 8″ deep. While hiking near the summit recently, Leonard and I discovered two separate runways atop the snow. Each runway consisted of two entrance/exit holes about four feet … Continue reading

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