Animal Size

Gansu mole size: How big do they get?

How big does a Gansu mole get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Gansu mole (Scapanulus oweni) reaches an average size of 8.9 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Gansu mole (genus: Scapanulus) is a member of the family Talpidae.

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.

The average adult size of a Gansu mole is  (0' 4

The Gansu mole (Scapanulus oweni) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae endemic to China, where it occurs in Shaanxi, Gansu, Sichuan, and Qinghai. It is the only species in the genus Scapanulus. The mole is the only member of a tribe of genera commonly known as “New World moles”, the Scalopini, not to live in North America.

Animals of the same family as a Gansu mole

We found other animals of the Talpidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Gansu mole

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