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A Water Vole (Arvicola amphibius) peers out from a pipe near the Peak District National Park, UK

© Tesni Ward / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3066x4599 pixels (10.2"x15.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2017-05-06

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With an old pipe repurposed as an entrance by this Water Vole, she would occasionally use it but dart in and out in the blink of an eye. Fortunately on this occasion, she paused briefly, peering out to ensure the coast was clear.


Wild animal / Mammal / Rodent / Murid / Vole / European water vole (Arvicola terrestris)

Natural resources use / Water use / Transport of water / Water pipeline

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Shot / Portrait

Shot / Profile shot

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC


Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Europe / European Union / United kingdom / Great Britain / England / East Midlands (Region of) / Peak District National Park

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Synapsida / Mammalia / Rodentia / Muridae / Arvicola

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