European mole

Everyone is familiar with mole hills but few ever see the animal that makes them. The beautiful, black, velvety pelage (’moleskin’), seems at odds with the cold, dark, damp world that they inhabit.

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Northern Europe
Common Name
European mole
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mammal: skeleton
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TALPIDAE: Talpa europaea Linnaeus: European mole