Litter Size

How many babies does a Eastern red bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Eastern red bats are in a litter?

A Eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 84 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Lasiurus). An adult Eastern red bat grows up to a size of 85.5 cm (2′ 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 red bat is 3

The eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis) is a species of microbat in the family Vespertilionidae. Eastern red bats are widespread across eastern North America, with additional records in Bermuda.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Eastern red bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern red bat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern red bat

What other animals weight around 12 grams (0.03 lbs)?