Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Grant's golden mole
Order : Insectivora
Family : Chrysochloridae
Species : Eremitalpa granti
The Grant's golden mole is listed as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the GrantA young / baby of a Grant is called a 'pup'. A Grant group is called a 'labour,company or movement'.
Grant's golden mole habitatsArable Land, Artificial / Terrestrial, Coastal Sand Dunes, Desert, Hot Desert, Marine Coastal / Supratidal, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation, Rural Gardens, Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland
Facts about the Grant's golden mole
Geographic Range GrantÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s golden mole, Eremitalpa granti, is confined to a small section of southwestern Africa, inhabiting southwestern Cape Province and Little Namaqualand in South Africa northward to the Namib Desert in Namibia.
Grant's Golden Mole is a small mammal.
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Grant's golden moles are solitary, foraging just under the desert sand surface, mainly at night, causing visible ridges, and also have deeper nest chambers and boltholes.
BehaviourGrant's golden moles are solitary, foraging just under the desert sand surface, mainly at night, causing visible ridges, and also have deeper nest chambers and boltholes. (Full text)More animals beginning with G