Moles are mostly known for their ability to burrow underground and to get from place to place by digging with their paws, but did you also know that they are also semi aquatic also?
It’s been found that because their saliva contains a toxin which can paralyze earthworms, moles are able to keep their still living prey for later consumption.
It has been found that before eating earthworms, moles pull them involving their squeezed paws to force the collected earth and dirt from the worm’s gut.
Moles have a special ability to construct exclusive underground”larders” for the only purpose of keeping food such as earthworms.
has been found that Moles are able to re-use the oxygen they’ve inhaled when above ground.
Because moles have the ability to re-use the oxygen they’ve inhaled when above ground, they could survive in low-oxygen environments like underground burrows.
It has been said that Moles are proven to be resistant to higher levels of carbon dioxide in comparison to other mammals which are in the world today.
The bodies of moles are cylindrical in form to make it effortless for them to not just burrow but to also run through little cylindrical tunnels as well.
Their eyes are rather small and are kept covered just enough so that they can see where nevertheless are moving, tell day from night, as well as kept shielded whilst they are tunneling otherwise they’re mostly very poor sighted.
You’ll discover that moles are the dominant members of the mammal family, which is the Talpidae family in the order of Soricomorpha.