Because of its food habits, the common mole is actually an extremely beneficial animal, but the average gardener is hard to convince of this after his lawn has been wrecked, his flower beds disrupted and his potatoes disturbed by one of these burrowing animals.
"You Don't Like Moles?,"
Farm Science Reporter: Vol. 5
, Article 7.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmsciencereporter/vol5/iss2/7