Historical anecdotes about moles, told by Alain Baraton

The Prince of Orange, William III of England (1650-1702), died as a result of a fall from his horse: the latter stumbled against a molehill (made by the mole), throwing him off his horse and causing his rider to fall to his death.

The second historical anecdote about moles, recounted by Alain Baraton, is that the molekeeper at the Château de Versailles, M. Liard, had his own lodgings, where he organized parties with women of lesser virtue. When Napoleon discovered him, he dismissed him on the spot…

Today, the company Taupe Green uses the same traditional and ecological mole trapping technique.