Animal Size

Sclater’s golden mole size: How big do they get?

How big does a Sclater’s golden mole get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Sclater’s golden mole (Chlorotalpa sclateri) reaches an average size of 10 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 39 grams (0.09 lbs). A Sclater’s golden mole has 2 babies at once. The Sclater’s golden mole (genus: Chlorotalpa) is a member of the family Chrysochloridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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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 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:

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: