How many baby Argentine brown bats are in a litter?
A Argentine brown bat (Eptesicus furinalis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 92 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.1 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Eptesicus). An adult Argentine brown bat grows up to a size of 8.2 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 Argentine brown bat (Eptesicus furinalis), is a bat species from South and Central America.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Argentine brown bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Southern forest bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Brown long-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Daubenton’s bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Eastern small-footed myotis weighting only 5 grams
- Eisentraut’s pipistrelle weighting only 6 grams
- Thick-eared bat weighting only 8 grams
- Asian barbastelle weighting only 15 grams
- Common bent-wing bat becoming 14 years old
- Lesser large-footed bat weighting only 8 grams
- Malagasy serotine with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Argentine brown bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Melck’s house bat
- Parma wallaby
- Wagner’s bonneted bat
- Smaller horseshoe bat
- Cape elephant shrew
- Large-eared pied bat
- African buffalo
- Killer whale
- Robert’s snow vole
- Hairy-fronted muntjac
Animals with the same weight as a Argentine brown bat
What other animals weight around 7 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Smoky shrew weighting 7 grams
- Little big-eared bat weighting 6 grams
- Flores woolly bat weighting 6 grams
- Greater Papuan pipistrelle weighting 6 grams
- Northern broad-nosed bat weighting 8 grams
- Sclater’s shrew weighting 7 grams
- Natterer’s bat weighting 7 grams
- Little brown bat weighting 7 grams
- Beatrix’s bat weighting 7 grams
- Large-toothed shrew weighting 8 grams