Broad-footed mole

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Broad-footed mole

Order : Insectivora
Family : Talpidae
Subfamily : Talpinae
Species : Scapanus latimanus


The Broad-footed mole is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the broadfooted mole
A young / baby of a broadfooted mole is called a 'pup'. A broadfooted mole group is called a 'labour,company or movement'.
Mexico and United States

Facts about the broad-footed mole

Finally, the Broad-Footed mole is also 5 to 8 inches but is brownish gray in color.

Broad-footed Mole is brownish or grayish.

Granholm DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY The broad-footed mole is common in most of California except the hot deserts and portions of the Central Valley.

The broad-footed mole is brown-gray in color.

The Broad-footed mole is one of the more unique looking mammals to live in Nevada.

Broad-footed Mole is brownish or grayish. (Full text)

The Broad-footed mole is mostly solitary, except in breeding season and will defend its territory from other moles. (Full text)

The Broad-footed or California Mole, Scapanus latimanus, is found in our region as it is throughout most of the state. (Full text)

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