Although often portrayed as cute and cuddly animals, the common mole can severely damage property by burrowing under the surface of lawns, paths etc. Moles can be found in most parts of North America, Asia, and Europe, although there are no moles in Ireland.

Moles Facts & Figures

  • Breed through February to June
  • Only one litter per year 
  • 2 - 7 young per litter
  • Gestation period - 4 weeks
  • Weened in 5 - 6 weeks
  • Eats earthworms, insect larvae
  • Moles do not hibernate!