Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Cape golden mole
Order : Insectivora
Family : Chrysochloridae
Species : Chrysochloris asiatica
The Cape golden mole is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the Cape golden moleA young / baby of a Cape golden mole is called a 'pup'. A Cape golden mole group is called a 'labour,company or movement'.
Cape golden mole habitatsArable Land, Artificial / Terrestrial, Coastal Sand Dunes, Forest, Grassland, Introduced vegetation, Marine Coastal / Supratidal, Marine Intertidal, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Sandy Shoreline and / or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shrubland, Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest, Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland, Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland, Temperate forest, Temperate Grassland and Temperate Shrubland
Facts about the Cape golden mole
The Cape Golden Mole is solitary. (Full text)
The Cape Golden Mole is solitary.
(Mammalia: Chrysochloridae), or the Cape golden mole, is an enigmatic insectivorous mammal from sub-Saharan Africa. (Full text)
(Mammalia: Chrysochloridae), or the Cape golden mole, is an enigmatic insectivorous mammal from sub-Saharan Africa. (Full text)More animals beginning with C