Animal Weight

How much does a Sclater’s golden mole weight?

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

An adult Sclater’s golden mole (Chlorotalpa sclateri) on average weights 39 grams (0.09 lbs).

The Sclater’s golden mole is from the family Chrysochloridae (genus: Chlorotalpa). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10 cm (0′ 4″). Usually, Sclater’s golden moles have 2 babies per litter.

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 Sclater's golden mole is 39 grams (0.09 lbs)

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”.

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

We found other animals of the Chrysochloridae family:

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

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chlorotalpa sclateri:

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

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

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Sclater’s golden mole: