Family: Cricetidae (Voles)
Habitat: Lakes and reservoirs, ponds, wetlands and rivers and streams.
Size: Length 14-22 cm (5.5-8.7 in) plus tail.
Food: Grass, plants, fruits, bulbs, twigs, buds and roots.
Season: All year round.
IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
Live in burrows excavated within the banks of rivers, ditches, ponds, and streams. They are expert swimmers and divers.