Animal Age

How old does a Small Japanese mole get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Small Japanese mole reaches?

An adult Small Japanese mole (Mogera minor) usually gets as old as 3.5 years.

When born, they weight 39.45 kg (86.96 lbs) and measure 2.6 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Mogera), a Small Japanese mole caries out around 3 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 13.9 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Small Japanese mole gets as old as 3.5 years

The small Japanese mole (Mogera imaizumii) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Japan. Even though they are extinct in central Tokyo, they are found in the grounds of the Imperial Palace.

Animals of the same family as a Small Japanese mole

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

Animals that reach the same age as Small Japanese mole

With an average age of 3.5 years, Small Japanese mole are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Small Japanese mole

The same number of babies at once (3) are born by:

Weighting as much as Small Japanese mole

A fully grown Small Japanese mole reaches around 64 grams (0.14 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Small Japanese mole

Those animals grow as big as a Small Japanese mole: