Animal Size

Arends’s golden mole size: How big do they get?

How big does a Arends’s golden mole get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Arends’s golden mole (Chlorotalpa arendsi) reaches an average size of 12.3 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 52 grams (0.11 lbs). The Arends’s golden mole (genus: Chlorotalpa) is a member of the family Chrysochloridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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Arends’s golden mole (Carpitalpa arendsi) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is found in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, urban areas, and introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.It is the only species in the genus Carpitalpa. It was moved from the genus Chlorotalpa.It was first described by Lundholm, who named it for Nicolas Arends, taxidermist at the Kaffrarian Museum (now the Amathole Museum, in King William’s Town, South Africa) who captured the specimen.

Animals of the same family as a Arends’s golden mole

We found other animals of the Chrysochloridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Arends’s golden mole

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Arends’s golden mole:

Animals with the same weight as a Arends’s golden mole

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chlorotalpa arendsi: