After all, rodents (voles, mice, rats) are causing significant damage to agriculture, eat for free and without asking you to our food, vegetables, fruits and grains. Let's talk about the exterior of rodents. Voles are very similar to mice, but they are easily able to recognize you having the following information: the vole's tail relatively short (three-quarters of body length), molars, they have flat, if you look at the teeth from the side, then on the sides bitterly opposed long edges. A mice as a long, long tail and is the length of the animal, and often grows ever longer and sizes. Looking at teeth mouse, you will not see the sharp edges and find that the teeth of a mouse rough, not flat like a vole.
In our and adjoining localities inhabited by 45 species of voles. The most evil among them – the gray, or as they are called ordinary Vole (live in the southern areas). For the year such individual female voles bring five, six litters (birth), each of which is from 6 to 12 pups (min: 5×6 = 30; max: 6h12 = 72 calves per year vole from one female). In the years favorable for reproduction of voles, their number per hectare polevochnogo place of residence comes to the 1500 individuals, and the number of holes (outlets) of their normal reach of 20 000. In the fall, stacks of bread on unthreshed cubic meter can be up to 70 voles. And they have a very short period of time make the whole rick of bread in the trash. Voles are also very thrifty, and lay in their burrows by 1.5 kg edible supplies (leaves, roots, corn bread grains) in the narrow-skulled vole lives in Siberia, there are also similar to these root vole vole and gregarious.