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Eastern mole (dark phase)


Broad front feet; Turner outward, naked tail, about pointed, no external ears, Tiny eyes covered with thin skin, slate color, size of a black bear hámster 4 - 6 inches.


Meadows, gardens, fields, moist sandy loams


Spotted on the prairie trail at wildwood metro park. Did not move at first, touched it to see if it was alive. Felt like a back bear hámster. Mover slowly off the trail and info the thick prairie.

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, dierdre.

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Toledo, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2013
Submitted on Jun 21, 2013

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