Length: 15.5 cm (6.1 in.)
Habitat/Range: The meadow vole ranges from Alaska to the northern plain states and from the southern Rockies to Georgia. They prefer open habitat with a dense grass cover.
Eating Habits: They eat during the day and night. They eat plants and some insects.
The meadow vole has a dark brown back and lighter sides. Its belly fur is gray with silver tips.
The meadow vole is also in the Order Rodentia.
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