How many baby Aba roundleaf bats are in a litter?
A Aba roundleaf bat (Hipposideros abae) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 91 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 40.2 kg (88.63 lbs) and measure 99 cm (3′ 3″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Hipposideros). An adult Aba roundleaf bat grows up to a size of 1.55 meter (5′ 2″).
To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.
The Aba roundleaf bat (Hipposideros abae), also known as the Aba leaf-nosed bat is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in west Africa along the southern coast from Nigeria to Senegal. Populations have also been noted in Sudan and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, and caves.
Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae
Aba roundleaf bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:
- Wollaston’s roundleaf bat weighting only 6 grams
- Trident bat weighting only 12 grams
- Large rufous horseshoe bat weighting only 10 grams
- Orange leaf-nosed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Rüppell’s horseshoe bat weighting only 13 grams
- Greater horseshoe bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Blasius’s horseshoe bat weighting only 10 grams
- Least horseshoe bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Geoffroy’s horseshoe bat weighting only 5 grams
- Ridley’s leaf-nosed bat weighting only 9 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Aba roundleaf bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: