Animal Weight

How much does a Giant golden mole weight?

It is hard to guess what a Giant golden mole weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Giant golden mole (Chrysospalax trevelyani) on average weights 440 grams (0.97 lbs).

The Giant golden mole is from the family Chrysochloridae (genus: Chrysospalax). It is usually born with about 28 grams (0.06 lbs). They can live for up to 4 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 23.4 cm (0′ 10″). On average, Giant golden moles can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 2.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Giant golden mole is 440 grams (0.97 lbs)

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

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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:

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: