Litter Size

How many babies does a Bulmer’s fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bulmer’s fruit bats are in a litter?

A Bulmer’s fruit bat (Aproteles bulmerae) 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 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Aproteles). An adult Bulmer’s fruit bat grows up to a size of 24.5 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 average litter size of a Bulmer's fruit bat is 1

Bulmer’s fruit bat (Aproteles bulmerae) is a megabat endemic to New Guinea. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and hunting. It is the only member of the genus Aproteles. Due to its imperiled status, it is identified by the Alliance for Zero Extinction as a species in danger of imminent extinction.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Bulmer’s fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bulmer’s fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Bulmer’s fruit bat

What other animals weight around 621 grams (1.37 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bulmer’s fruit bat

Also reaching around 24.5 cm (0′ 10″) in size do these animals: