Litter Size

How many babies does a Hottentot golden mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hottentot golden moles are in a litter?

A Hottentot golden mole (Amblysomus hottentotus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Chrysochloridae family (genus: Amblysomus). An adult Hottentot golden mole grows up to a size of 12.2 cm (0′ 5″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Hottentot golden mole is 1

The Hottentot golden mole (Amblysomus hottentotus) is a species of mammal in the golden mole family, Chrysochloridae. It is found in South Africa, Eswatini, and possibly Lesotho. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, urban areas, and introduced vegetation.It has several subspecies, including the Zulu golden mole (Amblysomus hottentotus iris) and Knysna golden mole (Amblysomus iris corriae).In 2013 it was discovered that Hottentot golden moles prefer mates with larger penises.

Other animals of the family Chrysochloridae

Hottentot golden mole is a member of the Chrysochloridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hottentot golden mole

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Hottentot golden mole

Other animals that usually reach the age of 1 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Hottentot golden mole

What other animals weight around 65 grams (0.14 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Hottentot golden mole

Also reaching around 12.2 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: