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    • 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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catchang

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August 24, 2016 03:15 PM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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dlbowls

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August 20, 2016 07:54 AM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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anudibranchmom

Date

June 20, 2016 11:27 AM PDT

Description

Very speedy, diving in and out of eucalyptus leaf litter. Too cowardly to catch it like http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/3446483 !

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loarie

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June 18, 2016 09:54 AM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 19, 2011 04:31 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Found dead .

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tiwane

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June 10, 2016 10:59 AM MST

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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accordiongordon

Date

June 11, 2016 03:51 PM PDT

Description

Found on Skyline Trail just before the junction to Huckleberry and Pinehurst Trails. The mole was observed foraging above ground near a creek. Unknown how common it is for moles to be above surface.

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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robberfly

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June 10, 2016 10:59 AM PDT

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cizauskas

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April 28, 2016 05:38 PM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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invertboy

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June 1, 2016 03:19 PM PDT

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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tiwane

Date

May 31, 2016 09:41 PM PDT

Description

Saw it scampering across the road. When we approached it started digging furiously and ended up underground in some very hard earth. Cool.

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Broad-footed Mole Scapanus latimanus

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kbradshaw04

Date

May 29, 2016 11:30 AM PDT

Description

dirt left over from tunneling in snow
this is really just a guess, I didn't see the mole, just the dirt tunnel, but it could also be a Mountain Pocket Gopher. It was in a meadow below what looked like the high water level of the reservoir.

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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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