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Thursday, February 18, 2016

In and Out and Up and Down

 

Just another mouse tunnel/track in the snow, but I think this one is a lot of fun.

mouse tracks in snow

In some places, the mouse was on the surface and created a trough. In other places, it must have been just below the surface because it humped the snow up into a ridge like the way a mole makes a ridge of dirt

mouse tracks in snow

It always makes me smile when the critter goes diving. I just get this mental image of the mouse suddenly realizing he's been out on top of the world, exposed. Sort of like if we went walking on the outer edge of the atmosphere. Oops! Time to go below.

mouse tracks in snow


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3 comments:

Lin said...

Thinking of you yesterday morning as I went out to inspect the footprints in the yard. The opossum must have been dancing ALL OVER the yard!

Secondary Roads said...

I see those mouse tracks around here too.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello sharkbytes its dennis the vizsla dog hay luks to me that the mowse is leeving kommyoonikayshuns in the snow for sumwun!!! posibly aliens!!! ok bye

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