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#6041025 - 10/31/17 11:05 AM How deep?
Getting There Offline
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Registered: 09/29/12
Posts: 540
Loc: West Michigan
How deep underground do moles go in the winter in the Northern regions? We know they go below the frost line. I know if there is a lot of snow on the ground they will not do real deep. I have this question ask of me all the time.
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#6041315 - 10/31/17 06:43 PM Re: How deep? [Re: Getting There]
Jim Bethell Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 957
Loc: Woodhull, Illinois 74
Don't think there is a set depth in inches. Just what you said, below the frost line.

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#6041420 - 10/31/17 07:59 PM Re: How deep? [Re: Getting There]
TRapper Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1161
Loc: Central IA
God created the mole with low red blood cell count so they could survive extended periods with low oxygen levels. There is a maze of tunnel networks. it got to a 44 inch frost here 3 years back...the moles were below that...they just follow their food source...the earthworms
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#6046123 - 11/05/17 05:23 PM Re: How deep? [Re: Getting There]
EatenByLimestone Offline
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Registered: 10/01/11
Posts: 68
Loc: Schenectady, NY
A few years ago water lines going into the houses 5 feet down were freezing. The worms and moles were below that. I've read they will go down 10 feet. Never dug down more than 9 inches to find a tunnel.

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