Animal Size

Cave nectar bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Cave nectar bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Cave nectar bat (Eonycteris spelaea) reaches an average size of 12.4 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 5 years, they grow from 14 grams (0.03 lbs) to 58 grams (0.13 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Cave nectar bats have 1 babies about 2 times per year. The Cave nectar bat (genus: Eonycteris) 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 cave nectar bat, dawn bat, common dawn bat, common nectar bat or lesser dawn bat (Eonycteris spelaea) is a species of megabat within the genus Eonycteris. The scientific name of the species was first published by Dobson in 1871.

Animals of the same family as a Cave nectar bat

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Cave nectar bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Cave nectar bat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Cave nectar bat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Cave nectar bat:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Cave nectar bat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Cave nectar bat:

Animals with the same weight as a Cave nectar bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Eonycteris spelaea: