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European Mole (Common Mole)

Talpa europaea

2 Species ID Suggestions

European Mole (Common Mole)
Talpa europaea European Mole
flybeasley
flybeasley 8 years ago
Mole
Talpidae Mole (animal)


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3 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

This is the European Mole also known as the Common Mole, Talpa europaea. Moles are very interesting creatures! They have proteins in their blood that can recycle oxygen, which is why they can live in burrows with high levels of carbon dioxide without suffocating! Awesome find!

flybeasley
flybeasley 8 years ago

You have this guy listed in the Marine Mammals of the world mission.
It doesn't live in water. It lives underground.

Julia
Julia 8 years ago

Isn't that a mole....?

Pochempie
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Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Jun 28, 2012
Submitted on Jun 28, 2012

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