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Wood Mouse

Apodemus sylvaticus

Description:

Spring is back on tracks - seen a plentitude of wood mice today in marshes. Small, about 10 cm long with less than that in tail, mainly red-grey with rounded ears and large black eyes.

Habitat:

Seen in protected marshes on France-Switzerland border, in woods bordering wetlands. There were many of them and pics N° 1 and 6 depict the entrance to the nest - judging by the numbers going in out that tree, it must be a whole mice-village underneath...

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1 Comment

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

Great series Zlatan. I was just getting ready to post one from Texas. Thanks for sharing.

Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Genève, Switzerland

Spotted on Apr 9, 2019
Submitted on Apr 9, 2019

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