Tag Archives: Moles

Kill They Oounts!

A recent Worcestershire Wildlife Trust tweet about the origin of the word ‘heunt’, an old Worcestershire name for mole, pronounced ‘oounts’ or ‘unts’ in Monmouthshire, triggered a memory from my distant past. Way back in the late 1960s, I sat … Continue reading

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I am a mole, and I live in a hole. What does a mole do under snow?

The mole digs and lives in tunnels in the soil; its day consists of digging new and clearing existing tunnels. The spoil from these excavations is pushed to the surface via another hole dug by the mole. It is this process that creates … Continue reading

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Mole Hunter.

2nd March 2012:  It is almost the end of my first week of spring. I noticed a few cherry trees in full bloom whilst driving through Kidderminster early this evening. The wood and the marsh are slowly coming to life. … Continue reading

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