Litter Size

How many babies does a Hildegarde’s tomb bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hildegarde’s tomb bats are in a litter?

A Hildegarde’s tomb bat (Taphozous hildegardeae) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Emballonuridae family (genus: Taphozous). An adult Hildegarde’s tomb bat grows up to a size of 13.2 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 Hildegarde's tomb bat is 1

Hildegarde’s tomb bat (Taphozous hildegardeae) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae.It is found near the coast in Kenya and Tanzania where it feeds in tropical dry forests and roosts in caves. It is a diurnal species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being “vulnerable”. The specific name hildegardeae was given in honour of anthropologist Hildegarde Beatrice Hinde.

Other animals of the family Emballonuridae

Hildegarde’s tomb bat is a member of the Emballonuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hildegarde’s tomb bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Hildegarde’s tomb bat

What other animals weight around 29 grams (0.06 lbs)?