Litter Size

How many babies does a Grey-headed flying fox have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Grey-headed flying foxs are in a litter?

A Grey-headed flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) 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 187 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 70 grams (0.15 lbs) and measure 15 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Pteropus). An adult Grey-headed flying fox grows up to a size of 27.2 cm (0′ 11″).

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 Grey-headed flying fox is 1

The grey-headed flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is a megabat native to Australia. The species shares mainland Australia with three other members of the genus Pteropus: the little red P. scapulatus, spectacled P. conspicillatus, and the black P. alecto.The grey-headed flying fox is endemic to the south-eastern forested areas of Australia, principally east of the Great Dividing Range. Its range extends approximately from Bundaberg in Queensland to Geelong in Victoria, with outlying colonies in Ingham and Finch Hatton in the north, and in Adelaide in the south. In the southern parts of its range it occupies more extreme latitudes than any other Pteropus species.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Grey-headed flying fox is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Grey-headed flying fox

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Grey-headed flying fox

What other animals weight around 702 grams (1.55 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Grey-headed flying fox

Also reaching around 27.2 cm (0′ 11″) in size do these animals: