Litter Size

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

How many baby Greater noctule bats are in a litter?

A Greater noctule bat (Nyctalus lasiopterus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Nyctalus). An adult Greater noctule bat grows up to a size of 13.4 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 noctule bat is 1

The greater noctule bat (Nyctalus lasiopterus) is a rare carnivorous bat found in Europe, West Asia, and North Africa. It is the largest and least studied bat in Europe with a wingspan of up to 46 centimetres (18 in) and is one of the few bat species to feed on passerine birds. Greater noctule bats are the only bat species to hunt birds on the wing rather than when roosting. The greater noctule bat has wings adapted for open-air hunting and uses echolocation frequencies above the hearing range of birds.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Greater noctule bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater noctule bat

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?