Animal Size

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

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

A grown Gunning’s golden mole (Amblysomus gunningi) reaches an average size of 12.3 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Gunning’s golden mole (genus: Amblysomus) 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.

The average adult size of a Gunning's golden mole is  (0' 5

Gunning’s golden mole (Neamblysomus gunningi) is a small mammal endemic to South Africa. It was listed in 2006 as an endangered species. Its decreasing numbers are due to habitat clearance or destruction and predation from domesticated cats and dogs. It is a burrowing animal and spends the majority of its time underground.

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

We found other animals of the Chrysochloridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Gunning’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 Gunning’s golden mole: