Animal Size

Grey-headed flying fox size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Grey-headed flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) reaches an average size of 27.2 cm (0′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 702 grams (1.55 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 70 grams (0.15 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Grey-headed flying foxs have 1 babies about 1 times per year. The Grey-headed 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.

The average adult size of a Grey-headed flying fox is  (0' 11

The grey-headed flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is a megabat native to Australia. The species shares mainland Australia with three other members of the genus Pteropus: the little red P. scapulatus, spectacled P. conspicillatus, and the black P. alecto.The grey-headed flying fox is endemic to the south-eastern forested areas of Australia, principally east of the Great Dividing Range. Its range extends approximately from Bundaberg in Queensland to Geelong in Victoria, with outlying colonies in Ingham and Finch Hatton in the north, and in Adelaide in the south. In the southern parts of its range it occupies more extreme latitudes than any other Pteropus species.

Animals of the same family as a Grey-headed flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Grey-headed flying fox

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Grey-headed flying fox

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Grey-headed flying fox:

Animals with the same weight as a Grey-headed flying fox

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