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|Species Type||Burrowing Animal|
|Average Weight||2.5 to 4.5 oz (72 to 128 gm)|
|Average Length||11.3 to 15.9 cm (4.4 to 6.25 in)|
|Prey||Worms and other small invertebrates|
|Predators||Snakes, skunks, foxes, weasels, hawks, owls, and domestic cats and dogs|
|Distinctive Features||Covered Eyes, Paws, Nose|
|Related Species||Mole Rat|
The mole is usually found in underground tunnel systems. In the spring and early summer they can be found above ground finding of making new burrows.
The mole as a short breeding season, lasting only a few weeks between March and April. Afterwords, the young stay for 4-5 weeks before leaving.
Moles eat about half their body weight a day, usually preying on Earth Worms, but will also eat maggots and other insects.