Animal Size

Fijian monkey-faced bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Fijian monkey-faced bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Fijian monkey-faced bat (Pteralopex acrodonta) reaches an average size of 18.6 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 256 grams (0.56 lbs). The Fijian monkey-faced bat (genus: Pteralopex) 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 Fijian monkey-faced bat or Fijian flying fox (Mirimiri acrodonta) is a megabat endemic to Fiji. It was discovered in old-growth cloud forest on Des Vœux Peak, the second highest mountain peak (1,195 m) on the island of Taveuni by William and Ruth Beckon in 1976, and is Fiji’s only endemic mammal. It has recently been transferred from Pteralopex to its own monotypic genus Mirimiri.

Animals of the same family as a Fijian monkey-faced bat

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Fijian monkey-faced bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Fijian monkey-faced bat:

Animals with the same weight as a Fijian monkey-faced bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pteralopex acrodonta: