Litter Size

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

How many baby Harpy fruit bats are in a litter?

A Harpy fruit bat (Harpyionycteris whiteheadi) 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 133 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Harpyionycteris). An adult Harpy fruit bat grows up to a size of 15.2 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 Harpy fruit bat is 1

The harpy fruit bat (Harpyionycteris whiteheadi) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Harpy fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Harpy fruit bat

What other animals weight around 135 grams (0.3 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Harpy fruit bat

Also reaching around 15.2 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: