Litter Size

How many babies does a Antillean fruit-eating bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Antillean fruit-eating bats are in a litter?

A Antillean fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) 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 5.88 kg (12.96 lbs) and measure 7.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Brachyphylla). An adult Antillean fruit-eating bat grows up to a size of 8.1 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Antillean fruit-eating bat is 1

The Antillean fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) is one of two leaf-nosed bat species belonging to the genus Brachyphylla. The species occurs in the Caribbean from Puerto Rico to St. Vincent and Barbados. Fossil specimens have also been recorded from New Providence, Bahamas.

Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae

Antillean fruit-eating bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Antillean fruit-eating bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

Also reaching around 8.1 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: