pine vole

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short-tailed glossy-furred burrowing vole of the eastern United States

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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.
Yet, last year, a Bavarian pine vole turned up in a trap in Austria.
x Voles Pitymys pinetorum x Pine vole Ondatra zibethicus x Muskrat Synaptomys cooperi Southern bog lemming Mustela erminea Ermine Mammut americanum 0 0 American mastodon Mammuthus sp.
captures White-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) 132 283 Pine vole (Microtus pinetorum) 23 23 Eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) 3 8 Gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) 14 22 Raccoon (Procyon lotor) 39 49 Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) 7 14 Common shrew (Sorex cinereus) 1 1 Short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) 2 2 Stripped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) 1 1 Larvae ([dagger]) Host species N Mean (SE) White-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) 2,548 9.
Mammal species likely to be found in upland forest in the Grand Calumet River basin are the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus), eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus), southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans), gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), fox squirrel (Sciurus niger), raccoon (Procyon lotor), red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda), pine vole (Microtus pinetorum) and gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus).
Phillip Murry, a paleontologist at Tarleton State University, assured the authors that pine voles are one of the most common rodents taken from archaeological sites throughout this area.
Breeding male meadow voles range over large areas in search of sexually receptive mates, while male pine voles and females to both species stick close to home.
A second "surprise'' that may be exposed by the snow and ice melt is the damage done during the winter by meadow and pine voles to the bark and roots of the tender bark of woody plants.
The pine voles gnaw the bark of stems at ground line and the roots below ground.
The pine vole seldom sees sunlight as it digs deep and wide.
The researchers looked at 35 studies that included data about the territorial ranges and spatial abilities of 11 species of animals: cuttlefish, deer mice, horses, humans, laboratory mice, meadow voles, pine voles, prairie voles, rats, rhesus macaques and talastuco-tucos (a type of burrowing rodent).
musculus), 6 Algerian mice (Mus spretus), 21 Norway rate (Rattus norvegicus), 50 bank voles (Myodes [Clethrionomys] glareolus), 9 snow voles (Chionomys [Microtus] nivalis), 3 Orkney voles (Microtus arvalis), 3 Mediterranean pine voles (Microtus [Pitymys] duodecimcostatus), and 3 garden dormice (Eliomys quercinus).
Pine voles and bog lemmings are present, but their abundance is not known.
The researchers also discovered similar differences between the brains of two other vole species - monogamous pine voles and polygamous meadow voles.
Meadow and pine voles (field mice) together with other rodents remain active.