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    Yellowstone

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V is for Vole

A meadow vole hides by some leaves near the ground.

The meadow vole is a little rodent that likes to hide in tunnels under the grass. If you ever see a coyote pouncing on something in the grass it might be a meadow vole.

 

Did You Know?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.