Litter Size

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

How many baby Indiana bats are in a litter?

A Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) 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 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Myotis). An adult Indiana bat grows up to a size of 4.7 cm (0′ 2″).

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 Indiana bat is 1

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) is a medium-sized mouse-eared bat native to North America. It lives primarily in Southern and Midwestern U.S. states and is listed as an endangered species. The Indiana bat is gray, black, or chestnut in color and is 1.2–2.0 in long and weighs 4.5–9.5 g (0.16–0.34 oz). It is similar in appearance to the more common little brown bat, but is distinguished by its feet size, toe hair length, pink lips, and a keel on the calcar.Indiana bats live in hardwood and hardwood-pine forests. It is common in old-growth forest and in agricultural land, mainly in forest, crop fields, and grasslands. As an insectivore, the bat eats both terrestrial and aquatic flying insects, such as moths, beetles, mosquitoes, and midges.The Indiana bat is listed as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It has had serious population decline, estimated to be more than 50% over the past 10 years, based on direct observation and a decline on its extent of occurrence.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Indiana bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Indiana bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Indiana bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 20 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Indiana bat

What other animals weight around 7 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Indiana bat

Also reaching around 4.7 cm (0′ 2″) in size do these animals: