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Red Tree Vole
2012-04-02 20:40:25

The Red Tree Vole, (Arborimus longicaudus), is a species of rodent found only in the United States. It is found in the upper branches of arboreal conifers throughout northern California and western Oregon. The preferred habitat is Douglas Fir or Redwood species. The Red Tree Vole often spends its whole life in just one tree, and often, many generations will live in different parts of the same...

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.