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    Mr Vole, my nearest neighbour, takes a nap in unseasonably warm sunshine on my garden seat. Truth is, he must be very old, and, as I can testify, napping becomes a preoccupation for the aged.
    I stayed long enough for him to realise I was there, whereupon he hopped away into a safer place.

    ... But see more recent photos for a sad epilogue.

    emmaporium, ed_needs_a_bicycle, and 67 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Cindy Farr-Weinfeld 29 months ago | reply

      This shot AND your sweet story about Mr. Vole are just wonderful!

      Via Today's Explore at #44 on Fluidr

    2. Serge Pikhotskiy 29 months ago | reply

      Totally love thise little mice! so cute :)

    3. moodyfan (Julie) 29 months ago | reply

      So sweet, what a beautiful capture! Congrats on Explore!

    4. CameliaTWU 29 months ago | reply

      Excellent photography! Congratulations on Explore!

    5. Rita was here... 29 months ago | reply

      And he got you on EXPLORE, Larry. :)

    6. jackyczj 29 months ago | reply

      I like it much!

    7. VERODAR 29 months ago | reply

      Very nice, its really interesting and congrats for being on Explore.

    8. Mari419 29 months ago | reply

      This great animal photo was seen in:

      Your Best Animal Photo

    9. Mariette80 29 months ago | reply

      So cute ! Great to be able to see that. :)

    10. blairdashpb art 29 months ago | reply

      ohh poor little thing.

    11. L'herbier en photos 29 months ago | reply

      To be perfectly correct, that Mr Vole is a fieldmouse and not a real vole.
      Sorry to be boring !

    12. larrywilkes 29 months ago | reply

      Not boring, I welcome your observation, thanks, but ...

      ... shorter tail, snub nose , smaller eyes, teeth set differently, characteristic burrows, bigger than a field mouse ...otherwise you could be right, they are quite similar.

    13. L'herbier en photos 29 months ago | reply

      They are ! But this is a fieldmouse !

    14. ninascotland 29 months ago | reply

      lovely photo, so cute

    15. guzzphoto 29 months ago | reply


      Congrats on Explore...

    16. picolojojo 29 months ago | reply

      Félicitations ! Photo vraiment magnifique

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    17. larrywilkes 29 months ago | reply

      It's actually quite sad : (

    18. cat/cat 29 months ago | reply

      Cette photo à été admirée et appréciée dans

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