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Water Vole

By paddyman
Todays image is of a Water Mole taken at Arundel yesterday.
Water voles are widespread around Europe, living in the banks of slow moving rivers,streams and other waterways.The waterside burrows of these strong swimmers have many floor levels that hinder flooding, The waterside burrows of these strong swimmers have many floor levels that hinder flooding, as well as nesting chambers and a food store for the long winter months. Although water voles are a quick meal for many predators, the UK population suffered a catastrophic level of predation by the American mink. Although water voles are a quick meal for many predators,Water voles are often mistaken for rats.Ratty, in Kenneth Grahame's 'The Wind in the Willows',
was actually a water vole.Thanks for looking and i hope you enjoy...Alec.

Tags: Nature General Wildlife and nature Water voles

Voters: Derek_Fearn, CarolG, PhillipMinnis and 13 more


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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
5 Jul 2013 8:01AM
A charming capture, Alec. Carol

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TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2013 11:13AM
Great shot, Alec.
Tony
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
5 Jul 2013 3:27PM
How cute! Like how he's holding on and has chewed the stem in half.......Sandy
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2013 9:40PM
A super capture & lucky you seeing him.
Ju
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2013 10:58PM
amazing capture
bun Smile
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 4 8 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 6:51PM
Brilliant photo, I have only seen 1 there!

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