Litter Size

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

How many baby Gould’s long-eared bats are in a litter?

A Gould’s long-eared bat (Nyctophilus gouldi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 22 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 5.1 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Nyctophilus). An adult Gould’s long-eared bat grows up to a size of 30 cm (1′ 0″).

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 Gould's long-eared bat is 1

Gould’s long-eared bat (Nyctophilus gouldi) is a microbat found in southern regions of Australia. It occurs in eastern Australia, from Queensland to Victoria, and in a smaller isolated range in the south-west of Western Australia.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Gould’s long-eared bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Gould’s long-eared bat

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?