Litter Size

How many babies does a Cave nectar bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Cave nectar bats are in a litter?

A Cave nectar bat (Eonycteris spelaea) 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 146 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Eonycteris). An adult Cave nectar bat grows up to a size of 12.4 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Cave nectar bat is 1

The cave nectar bat, dawn bat, common dawn bat, common nectar bat or lesser dawn bat (Eonycteris spelaea) is a species of megabat within the genus Eonycteris. The scientific name of the species was first published by Dobson in 1871.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Cave nectar bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cave nectar bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Cave nectar bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Cave nectar bat

What other animals weight around 58 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Cave nectar bat

Also reaching around 12.4 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: