Snowy Owls are known to mainly prey on small mammals such as lemmings and meadow voles
megalotis and to determine if competition for traps with meadow voles
, Microtus pennsylvanicus, contributes to this pattern.
The findings, published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, found that low chronic doses of gamma radiation at 50 to 200 times background levels had beneficial effects on the stress axis and the immune axis of natural populations of meadow voles
Mating male meadow voles
take sexual competition to new heights when they get a whiff of a love rival, scientists revealed yesterday.
These habitats are not currently found within several km of the rockshelter; thus the presence of the Meadow Vole
at the site may indicate that appropriate habitats were nearby in the past.
leucopus), meadow vole
(Microtus pennsylvanicus), prairie vole (M.
The effects of toe clipping on the survival of the meadow vole
These results are comparable to those observed in a similar study with the promiscuous meadow vole
The meadow vole
differs from the pine vole in that he is bigger, lives primarily above ground or in shallow surface runways, and his feeding is more visible.
The other grassland vole present is the meadow vole
, Microtus pennsylvanicus, which occurs in more lush, moist grasslands.
It's also home to Max - the meadow vole
, of whom you can get a close view in the meadow vole
maze which isn't a true maze (thankfully, no danger of getting lost) but has lots of nooks and crannies with sound and surprises to excite and 'scare' the children.
During the course of a study of population dynamics of the prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster, and the meadow vole
(Microtus pennsylvanicus) was the predominant food item found in 28% of scats collected.
These include Prospect Hill virus associated with the meadow vole
, Microtus pennsylvanicus (Lee et al, 1982), Isla Vista virus, associated with the California vole, M.
A meadow vole
produces different odors from various parts of its body.