Being that these two plastic pots are sitting in a pie plate of water, I thought the water level went down faster due to more surface area exposed to air. Then I found the real reason.
So cute. He has a bum left eye. I found soil dug up a little in my planter twice now. Also saw him digging in my mom's planter that has an orange tree in it. But he hasn't harmed any plants yet. Poor little guy was thirsty.