Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater musky fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater musky fruit bats are in a litter?

A Greater musky fruit bat (Ptenochirus jagori) 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 125 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 17 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 19.1 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Ptenochirus). An adult Greater musky fruit bat grows up to a size of 13.7 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 musky fruit bat is 1

The greater musky fruit bat (Ptenochirus jagori) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. It was named by Peters for Fedor Jagor.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Greater musky fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater musky fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Greater musky fruit bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 8 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater musky fruit bat

What other animals weight around 79 grams (0.17 lbs)?