Moles are small subterranean mammals, which very common pest in British Columbia. Moles spend their lives underground and they constantly digging under the earth’s surface to hunt or search for their food. But their digging habits can significantly damage your lawns, gardens and golf courses, which could be extremely frustrating for the home and business owners. Moles have a cylindrical body with a short tail along with very small concealed eyes and ears. Body length is between 5 t0 7 inches.
Moles breeding season is February to May and their gestation period lasts around 42 days, after that period female moles give birth usually 2 to 5 young which are become independent after a month of age. Moles are generally solitary animals, they only socialize themselves at the time of reproduction.
PREVENTION FOR MOLES CONTROL.
- Generally, Moles invade areas where the soils are ideal for the digging and hunting the worms. Hence, it is recommended to modify the soil condition of your lawns and gardens often, in order to get rid of them.
- You can use Mole Repellents to stop moles being able to feed themselves in your lawns or gardens.
- Use Fencing method in order to get rid of Moles
- Try to kill the worms and other mole foods in your yards, so that moles won’t come to your yards for searching foods.