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Moles

mole

Scientific name:  Talpidae

Average Size: Moles tend to be smaller in size than gophers, ranging from 4-6 inches on average

Commonly found: In yards and gardens

Diet: Moles are omnivores but mostly prey on earthworms, insects, and even small mice

General characteristics and facts:

  • Mole tunnels can be detected by raised ridges above ground, however gopher tunnels are further under ground and are usually detected by the presence of  a horseshoe-shaped mound next to a hole – leading down into the tunnel
  • Moles are insectivores, not rodents. They are more closely related to shrews and bats than rodents
  • Moles have pointed snouts and very large, hairless paws with 5 digits
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