Mole*

 European mole (Friesland, Netherlands)

European mole (Friesland, Netherlands)

To put your suspicions to rest: this mole did not, in fact, find its own way to the top of the fence post.

Its days of burrowing little tunnels all over the fields ended tragically two days ago, when it tunneled its way into a mole trap. (It's been on display on the post ever since.)

*Please appreciate that I didn't act on the impulse to title this "Raised mole."