Animal Size

Giant golden mole size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Giant golden mole (Chrysospalax trevelyani) reaches an average size of 23.4 cm (0′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 4 years, they grow from 28 grams (0.06 lbs) to 440 grams (0.97 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Giant golden moles have 2 babies about 1 times per year. The Giant golden mole (genus: Chrysospalax) 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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The giant golden mole (Chrysospalax trevelyani) is a small mammal found in Africa. At 23 centimetres (9.1 in) in length, it is the largest of the golden mole species. The mole has dark, glossy brown fur; the name golden comes from the Greek word for green-gold, the family Chrysochloridae name.

Animals of the same family as a Giant golden mole

We found other animals of the Chrysochloridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Giant golden mole

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Giant golden mole

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Giant golden mole:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Giant golden mole

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Giant golden mole:

Animals with the same weight as a Giant golden mole

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chrysospalax trevelyani: