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    • Scapanus latimanus
    • Scapanus anthonyi
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    • Broad-footed Mole
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    • Topo pata ancha
    • topociego

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chrispincetich

Date

July 18, 2014 01:06 PM PDT

Description

Dead, found like this

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

June 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

wildmarin

Date

June 11, 2014 08:28 AM PDT

Description

This poor fellow was freshly dead - just a few ants crawling on it. I did not see any signs of trauma - curious about cause of death. Weasels have been very active in the area lately - but why would a weasel abandon its dinner?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

May 22, 2014 06:39 AM PDT

Description

Found in middle of trail. Rolled over for photo .

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

taylorellis

Date

May 16, 2014 01:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

antnat

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

feeding tunnel in clay mud. so shallow, it opened on top, revealing the tracks of the mole.
Like a boss!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

lishka

Date

April 5, 2014 12:33 PM PDT

Description

Found dead

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 14, 2014

Description

Unlike most Broad-footed Moles that one sees (including even those in the default photos for this taxon), this one had the distinction of still being alive.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

stevepiercy

Date

February 1, 1995 12:00 PM PST

Description

O'Neill Ranch Master Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report, February 1995

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole (Scapanus latimanus) Scapanus latimanus

Observer

photon-hog

Date

June 14, 2013 09:41 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

jessicalgt

Date

October 15, 2013

Description

Dead on the side of the trail.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

geodani

Date

August 18, 2013
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Description from Wikipedia

The broad-footed mole (Scapanus latimanus) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is found in Baja California in Mexico and in California, Nevada and Oregon in the United States at elevations up to 3000 m above sea level. Its karyotype has 2n = 34, FN = 64.

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