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Scapanus (western moles)

Wikipedia Abstract

Scapanus is a genus of moles in the family Talpidae. They live in North America from west of the Rockies south to Baja California del Norte, and north to British Columbia, wherever conditions permit a mole population; that is to say, apart from the most sandy, rocky, or developed places. As they are one genus, they are very closely related, but as species, they rarely if ever interbreed successfully.It contains the following living species: The broad-footed mole (S.
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Species

Scapanus latimanus (Broad-footed Mole) (Attributes)
Scapanus orarius (Coast Mole) (Attributes)
Scapanus townsendii (Townsend's Mole) (Attributes)

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