Rough-haired golden mole

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Rough-haired golden mole

Order : Insectivora
Family : Chrysochloridae
Species : Chrysospalax villosus


The Rough-haired golden mole is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the roughhaired golden mole
A young / baby of a roughhaired golden mole is called a 'pup'. A roughhaired golden mole group is called a 'labour,company or movement'.
South Africa

Facts about the rough-haired golden mole

The Rough-haired Golden Mole is not pictured due to image unavailability.

The rough-haired golden mole is found from the extreme eastern parts of the Cape Province through southern and central Natal to the southeastern and southcentral parts of the Transvaal in South Africa. (Full text)

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