Litter Size

How many babies does a Dwarf slit-faced bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Dwarf slit-faced bats are in a litter?

A Dwarf slit-faced bat (Nycteris nana) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 107 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 87 grams (0.19 lbs) and measure 3.5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Nycteridae family (genus: Nycteris). An adult Dwarf slit-faced 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.

The dwarf slit-faced bat (Nycteris nana) is a species of slit-faced bat living in forest and savanna regions of Central Africa. Two subspecies have been noted: N. n. nana and N. n. tristis.

Other animals of the family Nycteridae

Dwarf slit-faced bat is a member of the Nycteridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Dwarf slit-faced bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Dwarf slit-faced bat

What other animals weight around 6 grams (0.01 lbs)?