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Giant golden mole

(Chrysospalax trevelyani)

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Description

Giant Golden mole,a small mammal found in Africa.The Giant Golden Mole is classified in Chrysochloridae family (Chrysospalax trevelyani),it is 23 centimetres in length,the largest of the Golden Mole species.The Giant Golden Mole has dark,glossy brown fur,different to their name,‘golden’ comes from green-gold Greek word of Chrysochloridae,the family name.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Afrosoricida
Family:Chrysochloridae
Genus:Chrysospalax
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