How many baby Cantor’s roundleaf bats are in a litter?
A Cantor’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros galeritus) 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 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Hipposideros). An adult Cantor’s roundleaf bat grows up to a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).
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.
Cantor’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros galeritus) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.It is named after Theodore Edward Cantor, a 19th-century Danish physician, zoologist and botanist.
Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae
Cantor’s roundleaf bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:
- Lesser brown horseshoe bat weighting only 7 grams
- Thailand roundleaf bat weighting only 4 grams
- Trident bat weighting only 12 grams
- Lesser great leaf-nosed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Trefoil horseshoe bat weighting only 15 grams
- Commerson’s roundleaf bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Bourret’s horseshoe bat weighting only 8 grams
- Yellow-faced horseshoe bat weighting only 6 grams
- Indian roundleaf bat weighting only 44 grams
- Woolly horseshoe bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Cantor’s roundleaf bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Little forest bat
- Black-rumped agouti
- Black rhinoceros
- Amazon river dolphin
- Speke’s gazelle
- Western brush wallaby
- Preuss’s red colobus
Animals with the same weight as a Cantor’s roundleaf bat
What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Darling’s horseshoe bat weighting 8 grams
- Plains pocket mouse weighting 9 grams
- Big-eared brown bat weighting 11 grams
- Slender harvest mouse weighting 12 grams
- Little white-shouldered bat weighting 10 grams
- Chocolate wattled bat weighting 8 grams
- Wongai ningaui weighting 9 grams
- Gray-bellied pygmy mouse weighting 12 grams
- Szechwan myotis weighting 11 grams
- Northern bat weighting 10 grams