Gallery description : mole

The maximum speed it can reach is 6km/h (4mph). Mole which methodical name is talpidae usually is 12-15cm (4.7-5.9in). The average weight is 250-550g (8.8-19.4oz). These mammals usually live 3-6 years. Mole is a mammal that usually lives in woodland, grassland and farmland. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore.

Facts about moles
NameMole
LifestyleSolitary
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameTalpidae
Average Litter Size4
OrderSoricomorpha
Conservation StatusThreatened
ClassMammalia
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span3-6 years
FamilyTalpidae
Skin TypeFur
Top Speed6km/h (4mph)
Size12-15cm (4.7-5.9in)
Main PreyEarthworms. insects, mice
Weight250-550g (8.8-19.4oz)
HabitatWoodland, grassland and farmland
DietOmnivore
PredatorsCats, owls, foxes
ColourBrown, grey, black, white
TypeMammal
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Description Mole. File:European mole from top.jpg
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