Another Dead Vole

I found another dead vole today: it was about 4 inches long. It was all wet, as if it had been mouthed — possibly it had been played with. I have now seen a total of four dead voles that had been abandoned by their killers. I wondered why. Could it be that they were just too small? This one was left high on some rocks next to a path. I’m assuming that this was the work of a coyote. However, pet dogs frequently go after small rodents in their burrows: some are eaten, and some are abandoned.

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