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  • Scientific Names
    • Scapanus latimanus
    • Scapanus anthonyi
  • English
    • Broad-footed Mole
  • Spanish
    • Topo pata ancha
    • topociego
  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • yóšoɁ

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Recent observations

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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richardwasson

Date

November 21, 2015

Description

Demise unknown.

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Date

November 9, 2011

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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lindynik

Date

September 12, 2015 11:04 AM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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chris_hass

Date

July 9, 2015 08:31 AM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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thenalak

Date

May 15, 2015 10:13 AM PDT

Description

Dead mole with crows feeding on it

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 22, 2015 12:53 PM PDT

Description

Found dead .

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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richardwasson

Date

February 15, 2014

Description

Found this mole under a rock just beyond the deer skeleton. Got hold of him as he started retreating down a hole. We were on a Juniper outing and the kids love finding something like this. When we let him go, he dug a hole within seconds and disappeared.

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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loarie

Date

April 12, 2015 12:31 PM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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bjoelle

Date

April 2, 2015 08:20 AM PDT

Description

Poor little guy freshly dead on the trail.

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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direbecca

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Watched this one burrowing around for a few minutes before it showed itself. About 5.5" long.

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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chiriria

Date

November 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

Observer

antnat

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

In the background (top of photo), a short section of tunnel...

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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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