Litter Size

How many babies does a Great fruit-eating bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Great fruit-eating bats are in a litter?

A Great fruit-eating bat (Artibeus lituratus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 106 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.8 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Artibeus). An adult Great fruit-eating bat grows up to a size of 9.5 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 Great fruit-eating bat is 1

The great fruit-eating bat (Artibeus lituratus) is a bat species in the family Phyllostomidae from South and Central America. It is found from Mexico to Brazil and Argentina, as well as in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.They are 10.5 g at birth and grow to 65 g as adults.

Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae

Great fruit-eating bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Great fruit-eating bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Great fruit-eating bat

What other animals weight around 59 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Great fruit-eating bat

Also reaching around 9.5 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: