How many baby Angolan epauletted fruit bats are in a litter?
A Angolan epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus angolensis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Epomophorus). An adult Angolan epauletted fruit bat grows up to a size of 28.8 cm (1′ 0″).
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 Angolan epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus angolensis) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Angola and Namibia. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Other animals of the family Pteropodidae
Angolan epauletted fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:
- Gilliard’s flying fox weighting only 406 grams
- Long-haired rousette weighting only 104 grams
- Sulawesi flying fox weighting only 383 grams
- East African little collared fruit bat weighting only 53 grams
- Sulawesi harpy fruit bat weighting only 116 grams
- Lombok flying fox weighting only 256 grams
- Sulawesi rousette with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Greater nectar bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Ontong Java flying fox weighting only 232 grams
- Moluccan naked-backed fruit bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Angolan epauletted fruit bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: