How many baby Dwarf free-tailed bats are in a litter?
A Dwarf free-tailed bat (Mops nanulus) 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 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Mops). An adult Dwarf free-tailed bat grows up to a size of 1.45 meter (4′ 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 dwarf free-tailed bat (Mops nanulus) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Other animals of the family Molossidae
Dwarf free-tailed bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:
- Midas free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Broad-eared bat weighting only 13 grams
- Northern freetail bat weighting only 20 grams
- Hairless bat weighting only 169 grams
- Aztec mastiff bat weighting only 14 grams
- Velvety free-tailed bat weighting only 13 grams
- Little free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- White-striped free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Malagasy white-bellied free-tailed bat weighting only 26 grams
- Pocketed free-tailed bat weighting only 15 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Dwarf free-tailed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: