Mole

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Moles
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Talpidae
G. Fischer, 1814
Genera

17 genera, see text

Moles are animals found in North America, Europe and Asia. There are 12 kinds of mole all over the world. They eat insects, larvae or tiny worms. Moles have velvety, soft fur. They have powerful front paws so they can dig. A mole has an extra thumb.

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