Litter Size

How many babies does a Eastern long-eared bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Eastern long-eared bats are in a litter?

A Eastern long-eared bat (Nyctophilus bifax) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Nyctophilus). An adult Eastern long-eared bat grows up to a size of 54.5 cm (1′ 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 Eastern long-eared bat is 2

The eastern long-eared bat, species Nyctophilus bifax, is a small flying mammal, a vespertilionid bat. It is found in eastern Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Eastern long-eared bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern long-eared bat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern long-eared bat

What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?