How many baby Buffy flower bats are in a litter?
A Buffy flower bat (Erophylla sezekorni) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 15 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Erophylla). An adult Buffy flower bat grows up to a size of 23.7 cm (0′ 10″).
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 buffy flower bat (Erophylla sezekorni) is a species of bat in the leaf-nosed bat family, Phyllostomidae. It is found in the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, and Jamaica.
Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae
Buffy flower bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:
- Cuban flower bat raching a size of 6.3 cm (0′ 3″)
- Gray long-tongued bat weighting only 10 grams
- Toltec fruit-eating bat weighting only 15 grams
- Fischer’s little fruit bat weighting only 9 grams
- Common vampire bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Jamaican fruit bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Tonatia brasiliense weighting only 9 grams
- Eldorado broad-nosed bat weighting only 35 grams
- Chestnut short-tailed bat weighting only 13 grams
- Gervais’s fruit-eating bat weighting only 12 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Buffy flower bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Speke’s gazelle
- Common brown lemur
- Taphozous philippinensis
- Domestic yak
- Western tree hyrax
- Raffray’s bandicoot
- Egyptian free-tailed bat
- Long-legged bat
- Northern sportive lemur
Animals with the same weight as a Buffy flower bat
What other animals weight around 16 grams (0.04 lbs)?
- Spotted free-tailed bat weighting 15 grams
- Small vesper mouse weighting 14 grams
- Bolam’s mouse weighting 15 grams
- Great bent-winged bat weighting 15 grams
- Pond bat weighting 15 grams
- Gilbert’s dunnart weighting 19 grams
- Montane white-toothed shrew weighting 14 grams
- Elliot’s short-tailed shrew weighting 14 grams
- Olive grass mouse weighting 19 grams
- Semon’s leaf-nosed bat weighting 14 grams