Litter Size

How many babies does a Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Fischer’s pygmy fruit bats are in a litter?

A Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat (Haplonycteris fischeri) 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 174 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Haplonycteris). An adult Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat grows up to a size of 37 cm (1′ 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 average litter size of a Fischer's pygmy fruit bat is 1

The Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat or Philippine pygmy fruit bat (Haplonycteris fischeri) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is monotypic within the genus Haplonycteris. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat

What other animals weight around 18 grams (0.04 lbs)?