Animal Age

How old does a Grant’s golden mole get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Grant’s golden mole reaches?

An adult Grant’s golden mole (Eremitalpa granti) usually gets as old as 2 years.

When born, they weight 29.5 kg (65.03 lbs) and measure 100 cm (3′ 4″). As a member of the Chrysochloridae family (genus: Eremitalpa), their offspring is 1 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 7.6 cm (0′ 3″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Grant's golden mole gets as old as 2 years

Grant’s golden mole (Eremitalpa granti; colloquially also: dune shark) is a golden mole species. It is the only member of the genus Eremitalpa.

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

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Chrysochloridae):

Animals that reach the same age as Grant’s golden mole

With an average age of 2 years, Grant’s golden mole are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Grant’s golden mole

The same number of babies at once (1) are born by:

Weighting as much as Grant’s golden mole

A fully grown Grant’s golden mole reaches around 22 grams (0.05 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Grant’s golden mole

Those animals grow as big as a Grant’s golden mole: