Litter Size

How many babies does a Sclater’s golden mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Sclater’s golden moles are in a litter?

A Sclater’s golden mole (Chlorotalpa sclateri) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 173 grams (0.38 lbs) and measure 7.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Chrysochloridae family (genus: Chlorotalpa). An adult Sclater’s golden mole grows up to a size of 10 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Sclater's golden mole is 2

Sclater’s golden mole (Chlorotalpa sclateri) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is found in Lesotho and South Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, arable land, pastureland, rural gardens, and urban areas. This species is locally common, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Chrysochloridae

Sclater’s golden mole is a member of the Chrysochloridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Sclater’s golden mole

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Sclater’s golden mole

What other animals weight around 39 grams (0.09 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Sclater’s golden mole

Also reaching around 10 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: