Damage Caused by Burrowing Animals. No Relief with the Stance. RoG, Definitions, Abnormal ground Conditions and Rule 25-1a Note. Local rule/Temporary Local Rule. Revised 2015-10-30.
IN DEPTH: From Rule 25-1a Note: "The Committee may make a Local Rule stating that interference by an abnormal ground condition with a players stance is deemed not be be, of itself, interference under this Rule."
RoG, Definition, Burrowing Animal:"A “burrowing animal” is an animal (other than a worm, insect or the like) that makes a hole for habitation or shelter, such as a rabbit, mole, groundhog, gopher or salamander. ... " 
When there is damage to the course due to burrowing animals the Committee may find it appropriate not to grant relief from interference with the players stance as such relief might lead to consecutive dropping- situations in the same area. 

Suggested wording. The title and the penalty may be removed when this Rule is placed together with other local rules under a specific headline.

Damage Caused by Burrowing Animals. No Relief with the Stance
Damage caused by burrowing animals on hole ... is ground under repair. Interference by the damage with the players stance is deemed not to be, of itself, interference under this Rule.
Penalty: Match play - Loss of hole; Stroke play - Two strokes.
 
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