Meadow Vole

(Microtus pennsylvanicus)

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STATUS: Native, “Least Concern”

DESCRIPTION: They are about 7 in. long and weigh 1.6 oz.

DIET: Meadow voles are herbivores and their diet consists of seeds, fruits, vegetables, tubers, roots, wood, and bark.

HABITAT: found in grasslands, sedge marshlands, and woodland areas.


Photo Credit: Lou Papandreou