Animal Size

Black-bearded flying fox size: How big do they get?

How big does a Black-bearded flying fox get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Black-bearded flying fox (Pteropus melanopogon) reaches an average size of 28.5 cm (1′ 0″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 872 grams (1.92 lbs). The Black-bearded flying fox (genus: Pteropus) is a member of the family Pteropodidae.

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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The black-bearded flying fox (Pteropus melanopogon) is an endangered species of megabat in the genus Pteropus. It is endemic to Indonesia, found on the islands of Ambon, Buru, Seram, Banda, and Yamdena. Currently considered monotypic, it formerly included the Aru flying fox and Kei flying fox as subspecies.

Animals of the same family as a Black-bearded flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Black-bearded flying fox

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Black-bearded flying fox:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-bearded flying fox

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pteropus melanopogon: