Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater Asiatic yellow bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater Asiatic yellow bats are in a litter?

A Greater Asiatic yellow bat (Scotophilus heathii) 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 112 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Scotophilus). An adult Greater Asiatic yellow bat grows up to a size of 55.7 cm (1′ 10″).

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 Greater Asiatic yellow bat is 1

The greater Asiatic yellow bat (Scotophilus heathii) is a species of vesper bat.It is found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.Like many bats, females have delayed ovulation, with the ability to store sperm. This makes them particularly of interest to biologists. Studies have shown that seasonal changes in hormones allow them to deposit fat before the onset of winter.It is named after Josiah Marshall Heath, who presented the type specimen to the Zoological Society of London.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Greater Asiatic yellow bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater Asiatic yellow bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater Asiatic yellow bat

What other animals weight around 36 grams (0.08 lbs)?