Vole

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A vole (Microtus arvalis) is a wee rodent awfu like a moose but wi a mair stoot bouk, a mair cutty hairy tail, an its heid is a wee bittie roonder wi wee-er lugs an een.

The orkney subspecies (Microtus arvalis orcadensis)is kent as the vole-moose or cuttock.

  • The bank vole (Myodes glareolus)
  • The laund-moose (Microtus agrestis)
  • The watter-dug or glib (Arvicola amphibius)