"Other species, which also bore into timber in their larva state, are well known by the name of <em>Death-watch - Anobium -</em> from their habit of knocking with their jaws against the wood-work upon which they are standing, this being the call of the insect to its mate." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Deathwatch Beetles

"Other species, which also bore into timber in their larva state, are well known by the name of Death-watch

"The typographic beetle recieves it's name... from the circumstance that the burrows formed by it in feeding upon the soft wood, immediately within the bark, oten present a rude resemblence to printed characters." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Typograhic Beetle

"The typographic beetle recieves it's name... from the circumstance that the burrows formed by it in…

"Like that animal [the mole] it is constantly engaged in burrowing in the earth; and to enable it to do this with facility iits anterior limbs are converted into a pair of flat, fossorial organs, which are turned outward in exactly the same manner as the hand of the mole. In its pasage through the earth it does great injury to the roots of plants, but it said to live quite as much upon animal as vegetable food." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Mole Cricket

"Like that animal [the mole] it is constantly engaged in burrowing in the earth; and to enable it to…

"A block of stone perforated by the pholus dactylus." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Pholas dactylus

"A block of stone perforated by the pholus dactylus." — Goodrich, 1859

Gold mining consists of the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground. There are several techniques by which gold may be extracted from the earth.

Original Gold Mining Device

Gold mining consists of the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground.…

"The sheldrake, also known as the bargander or burrow-duck, is a member of the duck family, which is resident throughout the year in Canada, and is abundant in the east of Scotland."&mdash;Finley, 1917

Sheldrake Duck

"The sheldrake, also known as the bargander or burrow-duck, is a member of the duck family, which is…

Also known as the burrow-duck and the sly goose, the common European sheldrake has been known to make its nest in abandoned rabbit burrows.

Common Sheldrake Duck

Also known as the burrow-duck and the sly goose, the common European sheldrake has been known to make…

A trommel is a screened cylinder used to separate materials by size, separating the biodegradable fraction of mixed municipal waste or separating different sizes of crushed stone.

Mining Machine

A trommel is a screened cylinder used to separate materials by size, separating the biodegradable fraction…

Moles are the majority of the members of the mammal family Talpidae in the order Soricomorpha. Although most moles burrow, some species are aquatic or semi-aquatic. Moles have cylindrical bodies covered in fur, with small or covered eyes; the ears are generally not visible. They eat small invertebrate animals living underground. Moles can be found almost anywhere in North America, Europe and Asia, although they are not found in Ireland.

Mole

Moles are the majority of the members of the mammal family Talpidae in the order Soricomorpha. Although…

The golden-winged woodpecker is known for burrowing its own holes into live trees to use as a nest.

Golden-Winged Woodpecker

The golden-winged woodpecker is known for burrowing its own holes into live trees to use as a nest.