- up to ¼ lb, about the size of a very large mouse
- herbivorous rodent, dental formula 1-0-0-3/1-0-0-3
- Voles live in moist fields and highway edges throughout Tacoma and the region.
- They graze 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 owls, coyotes and domestic and feral cats.