How many baby Kloss’s moles are in a litter?
A Kloss’s mole (Euroscaptor klossi) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 35 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 150 grams (0.33 lbs) and measure 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Euroscaptor). An adult Kloss’s mole grows up to a size of 54.9 cm (1′ 10″).
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 Kloss’s mole (Euroscaptor klossi) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is found in Laos, Malaysia, and Thailand.
Other animals of the family Talpidae
Kloss’s mole is a member of the Talpidae, as are these animals:
- Blind mole weighting only 70 grams
- Inquisitive shrew mole raching a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″)
- Père David’s mole with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Balkan mole weighting only 70 grams
- Hairy-tailed mole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Chinese shrew mole weighting only 16 grams
- Small Japanese mole with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Kobe mole with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Eastern mole with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Coast mole with 3 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Kloss’s mole
Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once: