What is a Water Vole? - Habitat & Ecology


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The water voles consume 80% of their weight in food every day. They are known to consume _____.

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1. The introduction to Britain of this mammal has posed a big threat to water voles.

2. Water voles mark their territories with droppings into areas called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Water voles are small mammals that live on a handful of continents. You will be tested on the water vole diet, threats to these animals and details about the North American water vole.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Tell how water voles mark their territories with droppings
  • Point out a threat to the water vole population
  • Describe what these creatures eat

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to point out an animal that has affected water vole numbers in Britain
  • Information recall - access the understanding you've obtained about the scientific name for the North American water vole
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read information about water vole threats and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Enhance your understanding of this subject by viewing the lesson named What is a Water Vole? - Habitat & Ecology. This lesson will teach you about:

  • The water vole lifespan
  • Where these mammals like to live
  • Threats to the North American water vole