Examples from the Web for water vole
It was clear that if the cult of the water-violet involved the killing of the water-vole it had got to be abandoned.The Call of the Wildflower|Henry S. Salt
On another occasion I saw a water-vole running away from some larger animal under the opposite bank of the river.A Cotswold Village|J. Arthur Gibbs
I do not mean to assert that the water-vole is never injurious to man.
The first autumn in the water-vole's life was a season of wonderful beauty.Creatures of the Night|Alfred W. Rees
With all its wariness, the water-vole is a strangely nervous creature, being for a time almost paralysed by a sudden shock.