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field mouse:

see mousemouse,
name applied to numerous species of small rodents, often having soft gray or brown fur, long hairless tails, and large ears. The chief distinction between these animals and the variety of rodents called rats is in size: mice are usually smaller.
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; volevole,
name for a large number of mouselike rodents, related to the lemmings. Most range in length from 3 1-2 to 7 in. (9–18 cm) and have rounded bodies with gray or brown coats, blunt muzzles, small ears concealed in the long fur, and short tails.
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Autumn leaves rustle as I walk Upon my field of memories Rain pours down and trickles through Bare branches on undressed trees Lightning streaks across the sky Black clouds gather all around A squirrel sprints to safety find From the clap of a thunderous sound Still I continue unperturbed Soaking everything up in my mind Until the lakeside now appears Teaming with a wildlife to find I stand awhile to take it in Throw swans and ducks a treat Soon to be greeting each one in turn As they gather for more at my feet A field mouse watches not far away Wanting a feed but too shy And in the distance I glance to see The shape of a fox slinking by t's now getting chillier in the air As I continue on my path Ignoring the weather as I walk on Happy to bear Autumn's wrath Where is it I stroll?
only as well as it ignores, I conjure up a field mouse:
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