- Rodent, size up to ¼ lb, about the size of a very large mouse.
- Herbivorous, dental formula 1-0-0-3/1-0-0-3.
- Voles live in moist fields and highway edges throughout the Puget Sound region.
- Grazers on grass and succulent vegetation such as clover and buttercups near above-ground runways that look like tunnels in the grass.
- Many voles end up as food for other animals such as hawks, owls, herons, coyotes and cats.