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fieldmouse

1. any nocturnal mouse of the genus Apodemus, inhabiting woods, fields, and gardens of the Old World: family Muridae. They have yellowish-brown fur and feed on fruit, vegetables, seeds, etc.
2. a former name for vole
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Sedge The Fieldmouse, Ramside Ram and Freddie The Fox were withdrawn after Allen missed a ferry from Dublin and was unable to get to Huntingdon.
She even appeared as a fieldmouse and Mama Rabbit in Toad of Toad Hall in 1972.
Greenspan with the unblinking attention a tree owl gives a fieldmouse. Let the games begin.
Have you ever met a singing toad, or a fussy fieldmouse? Or a story-telling swallow?
Maybe the youngster had spotted another little visitor on the edge of the pitch - a furry fieldmouse.
But odds-compilers are wary of the County Durham track, which will be represented by Sedge The Fieldmouse, Ramside Ram and Freddie The Fox.