The Harvest Mouse, Micromys minutus, is a small rodent native to Europe and Asia. It is typically found in fields of cereal crops such as wheat and oats, in reed beds and in other tall ground vegetation such as long grass and hedgerows. It has reddish-brown fur with white underparts and a naked, highly prehensile tail which it uses for climbing. It is the smallest European rodent: an adult may weigh as little as 4 grams (0.14 oz). It eats chiefly seeds and insects but also nectar and fruit. Breeding nests are spherical constructions carefully woven from grass and attached to stems well above the ground.
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  • dan williams
    dan williamsalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot, what a cool little guy.

  • Mark Robson
    Mark Robsonalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful pin sharp capture :))

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning, i dont know what the otherside was thinking about, I love this my friend and you should be proud of this its stunning Close ups in nature would appreciate this in their group thats for sure. Try this group their friends of mine :))

  • dougie1page2
    dougie1page2almost 4 years ago

    beautiful shot!

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 4 years ago

    A fabulous capture

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelalmost 4 years ago

    stunning !!!

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot. Val

  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansalmost 4 years ago

    Wow, cool work

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyalmost 4 years ago

    24-10-2010 Congratulations

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