Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater dog-like bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater dog-like bats are in a litter?

A Greater dog-like bat (Peropteryx kappleri) 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 137 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Emballonuridae family (genus: Peropteryx). An adult Greater dog-like bat grows up to a size of 14 cm (0′ 6″).

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 dog-like bat is 1

The greater dog-like bat (Peropteryx kappleri) is a bat species from Central America and South America. It is found from southern Mexico through Brazil and Peru.

Other animals of the family Emballonuridae

Greater dog-like bat is a member of the Emballonuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater dog-like bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater dog-like bat

What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?