How many baby Greater mouse-tailed bats are in a litter?
A Greater mouse-tailed bat (Rhinopoma microphyllum) 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 114 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Rhinopomatidae family (genus: Rhinopoma). An adult Greater mouse-tailed bat grows up to a size of 6.1 cm (0′ 3″).
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 greater mouse-tailed bat (Rhinopoma microphyllum) is a species of bat in the Rhinopomatidae family.
Other animals of the family Rhinopomatidae
Greater mouse-tailed bat is a member of the Rhinopomatidae, as are these animals:
- Lesser mouse-tailed bat weighting only 13 grams
- Small mouse-tailed bat weighting only 9 grams
- Lesser mouse-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Greater mouse-tailed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Tarabundí vole
- Southern naked-tailed armadillo
- Pampas deer
- Birdlike noctule
- Schreber’s yellow bat
- Southern reedbuck
- Greater mouse-deer
- Acuminate horseshoe bat
- Chocolate wattled bat
- Edwards’s long-tailed giant rat
Animals with the same weight as a Greater mouse-tailed bat
What other animals weight around 28 grams (0.06 lbs)?
- Flat-haired mouse weighting 29 grams
- Alpine pine vole weighting 23 grams
- Crafty vesper mouse weighting 27 grams
- Palawan pencil-tailed tree mouse weighting 28 grams
- Heart-nosed bat weighting 26 grams
- Japanese grass vole weighting 29 grams
- Kultarr weighting 25 grams
- Spinifex hopping mouse weighting 32 grams
- Anderson’s gerbil weighting 27 grams
- Northern gracile opossum weighting 23 grams
Animals with the same size as a Greater mouse-tailed bat
Also reaching around 6.1 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals:
- Pygmy fruit-eating bat gets as big as 5.5 cm (0′ 3″)
- Parnell’s mustached bat gets as big as 5.7 cm (0′ 3″)
- Red fruit bat gets as big as 6.1 cm (0′ 3″)
- Lined pocket mouse gets as big as 7.3 cm (0′ 3″)
- Ash-colored Oldfield mouse gets as big as 5.7 cm (0′ 3″)
- Shinto shrew gets as big as 6.3 cm (0′ 3″)
- Long-tailed brown-toothed shrew gets as big as 6.6 cm (0′ 3″)
- Hairy big-eyed bat gets as big as 6.3 cm (0′ 3″)
- Rhinolophus hilli gets as big as 6 cm (0′ 3″)
- Orange leaf-nosed bat gets as big as 4.9 cm (0′ 2″)