Litter Size

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

How many baby Greater short-nosed fruit bats are in a litter?

A Greater short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus sphinx) 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 120 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 11 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 25.4 cm (0′ 10″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Cynopterus). An adult Greater short-nosed fruit bat grows up to a size of 9.9 cm (0′ 4″).

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 short-nosed fruit bat is 1

The greater short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus sphinx), or short-nosed Indian fruit bat, is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae found in South and Southeast Asia.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Greater short-nosed fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater short-nosed fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater short-nosed fruit bat

What other animals weight around 44 grams (0.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Greater short-nosed fruit bat

Also reaching around 9.9 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: