Vole in the Hand

Marginally In-Voled


Back in 2011, Mrs. WC live-trapped two white Red-backed Voles in our front yard. Red-backed Voles are ordinarily brown and red. But these little guys, when we glimpsed them, were pure white. We turned the little rodents over to a mammalogist. Even in the hand, he couldn’t tell if they were leucystic or albino. A…