How many baby Indian pipistrelles are in a litter?
A Indian pipistrelle (Pipistrellus coromandra) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Pipistrellus). An adult Indian pipistrelle grows up to a size of 10.5 cm (0′ 5″).
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 Indian pipistrelle (Pipistrellus coromandra) is a species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Indian pipistrelle is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Golden-tipped bat weighting only 6 grams
- White-bellied yellow bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Arabian pipistrelle weighting only 3 grams
- Lesser long-fingered bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- White-winged serotine weighting only 5 grams
- Fringed myotis becoming 18.25 years old
- Peters’s trumpet-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Fly River trumpet-eared bat weighting only 5 grams
- Myotis vivesi becoming 10 years old
- Desert pipistrelle weighting only 2 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Indian pipistrelle
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Cyclops roundleaf bat
- Large-footed bat
- Baird’s tapir
- Green acouchi
- Gray dorcopsis
- Bowhead whale
- Juan Fernández fur seal
- Kelaart’s pipistrelle
- Red goral
- Goa (antelope)
Animals with the same weight as a Indian pipistrelle
What other animals weight around 4 grams (0.01 lbs)?
- Flute-nosed bat weighting 4 grams
- Temminck’s trident bat weighting 4 grams
- Doucet’s musk shrew weighting 4 grams
- Saussure’s shrew weighting 4 grams
- Borneo roundleaf bat weighting 4 grams
- Beccari’s sheath-tailed bat weighting 4 grams
- Brown tube-nosed bat weighting 4 grams
- Lesser bamboo bat weighting 4 grams
- Elegant myotis weighting 4 grams
- Slender shrew weighting 4 grams