It’s hard for the average person to differentiate between a gopher, a mole, and a vole. All three of them live underground and can wreak havoc on your lawn, but they do have some distinct differences. Iidentifying which creature you have will ensure that you have a proper treatment plan and that your lawn recovers quickly.  Let’s look at the differences between these three creatures.

Appearance

Although all three of these animals have similar appearances, their appearance isn’t identical. You can usually distinguish these creatures looking for four things: eyes, fur, paws, and size.

Gophers 

 

Moles

 

Voles

 

Tunnels/Mounds

All three of these creatures build tunnels, but not the same way. 

Gophers

Moles

Voles

 

Damage

The last way you can differentiate between these three creatures is by observing the type of destruction that is done to your yard. 

Gophers

 

Moles

 

Voles

 

Save Your Lawn with  K.P. Wildlife Animal Removal

If you’re tired of either of these creatures destroying your lawn, let us handle it. We offer mole, vole, and gopher removal in Baltimore, MD. We guarantee that we’ll be able to remove these pesky creatures safely and humanely so that you can focu on getting your lawn back in order. Call or contact us today to get started. 

 

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