Western red-backed vole

Western red-backed vole

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SPECIES
Myodes californicus
WEIGHT
15-40 g
LENGTH
110-190 mm

The western red-backed vole is a species of vole in the family Cricetidae. It is found in California and Oregon in the United States and lives mainly in coniferous forest. The body color is chestnut brown, or brown mixed with a considerable quantity of black hair gradually lightening on the sides and grading into a buffy-gray belly, with an indistinct reddish stripe on the back and a bicolored tail about half as long as the head and body.

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Western red-backed vole habitat map

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PREGNANCY DURATION
18 days
BABY CARRYING
2 to 6

References

1. Western red-backed vole Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_red-backed_vole
2. Western red-backed vole on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/42616/115195295

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