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Round Brown Mammal

Observed: 8th December 2009 By: Emma6
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Description:

Found alive in my house near the back door and bin.
About 2" long. 2nd poorer photo added to show face.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Gill Sinclair's picture

Vole

It looks vole-like but difficult to tell which species because you can't really see how long the tail is relative to the body with the animal hunched up. Did you get an idea of how long the tail was as a % of the rest of the animal? Could be a field vole (short-tailed).

Gill Sinclair
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Emma6's picture

Tail length

Sorry, no idea, too long ago! Thanks for the comment though :)