Fact Sheet – Mole

Origin                 Native

Description        Short black fur, small eyes and pink nose

Size                      Length 120-160mm / Weight 70-130g

Habitat               Throughout Britain where soil conditions are right for tunnelling 

Diet                      Earthworms and larae of beetles

Young                  1 litter per year 3-5 young

Nest                     Nest chamber

Lifespan              3-4 years

Population          Uk population estimated at 30 million

Status                   No legal protection

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s