Litter Size

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

How many baby Gould’s wattled bats are in a litter?

A Gould’s wattled bat (Chalinolobus gouldii) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 92 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 125 grams (0.28 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Chalinolobus). An adult Gould’s wattled bat grows up to a size of 8.3 cm (0′ 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 Gould's wattled bat is 2

Gould’s wattled bat (Chalinolobus gouldii) is a species of Australian wattled bat named after the English naturalist John Gould.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Gould’s wattled bat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Gould’s wattled bat

What other animals weight around 14 grams (0.03 lbs)?