Litter Size

How many babies does a African sheath-tailed bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby African sheath-tailed bats are in a litter?

A African sheath-tailed bat (Coleura afra) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 411 grams (0.91 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Emballonuridae family (genus: Coleura). An adult African sheath-tailed bat grows up to a size of 46.9 cm (1′ 7″).

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 average litter size of a African sheath-tailed bat is 1

The African sheath-tailed bat (Coleura afra) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae found in Angola, Benin, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Yemen.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subarctic shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, caves, and hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss, although still ranked as least concern.A young African sheath-tailed bat is called a pup, and a group is called a colony or a cloud.

Other animals of the family Emballonuridae

African sheath-tailed bat is a member of the Emballonuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with African sheath-tailed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a African sheath-tailed bat

What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?