[NAFEX] off topic - voles?
ginda at concentric.net
Sat Nov 2 09:44:08 EST 2002
My kittens found a new "outdoor toy" on Halloween. It was about the
size of a mouse, with short, grey mouse-like fur. But the tail was
shorter than an inch, and the face didn't look quite right for a mouse
- maybe the ears were too small? (The death-grimace didn't help the
ID.) Also, the rump seemed more square and chubby than the mice I've
Is this a vole?
They have also killed a chipmunk, so I'm optimistic that they will
improve the yeild of my currants next year. :)
eastern Mass., zone 6
A couple of hard frosts, and the leaves are starting to fall.
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