Litter Size

How many babies does a Giant roundleaf bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Giant roundleaf bats are in a litter?

A Giant roundleaf bat (Hipposideros gigas) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 28 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Hipposideridae family (genus: Hipposideros). An adult Giant roundleaf bat grows up to a size of 39.8 cm (1′ 4″).

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 Giant roundleaf bat is 1

The giant roundleaf bat (Macronycteris gigas) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae found in western tropical Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and caves. The species was formerly considered part of M. commersoni, which is now viewed as being restricted to Madagascar. Both commersoni and it were formerly placed in the genus Hipposideros, but moved to the resurrected Macronycteris in 2017 on the basis of molecular evidence. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Hipposideridae

Giant roundleaf bat is a member of the Hipposideridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Giant roundleaf bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Giant roundleaf bat

What other animals weight around 115 grams (0.25 lbs)?