How many baby Indonesian short-nosed fruit bats are in a litter?
A Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus titthaecheilus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 11 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 25.4 cm (0′ 10″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Cynopterus). An adult Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat grows up to a size of 9.9 cm (0′ 4″).
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 Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus titthaecheilus) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to Indonesia, and has three subspecies:C. t. majorC. t. terminusC. t. titthaecheilus
Other animals of the family Pteropodidae
Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:
- Solomon’s naked-backed fruit bat weighting only 152 grams
- Samoa flying fox weighting only 309 grams
- Angolan rousette weighting only 67 grams
- Little collared fruit bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Lesser Angolan epauletted fruit bat weighting only 25 grams
- Seychelles fruit bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- New Caledonia blossom bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Dobson’s epauletted fruit bat weighting only 122 grams
- Lesser musky fruit bat weighting only 47 grams
- Angolan epauletted fruit bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Red brocket
- Squirrel glider
- Greater dog-like bat
- Grey rhebok
- Steller sea lion
- Zebra duiker
- Eastern woolly lemur
- Taiwan vole
- Insular flying fox
Animals with the same weight as a Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat
What other animals weight around 59 grams (0.13 lbs)?
- Feather-tailed possum weighting 53 grams
- Natal multimammate mouse weighting 49 grams
- Aquatic rat weighting 66 grams
- Namaqua rock rat weighting 57 grams
- Sundevall’s jird weighting 69 grams
- Arianus’s rat weighting 70 grams
- Prince Demidoff’s bushbaby weighting 67 grams
- Long-nosed hocicudo weighting 67 grams
- Ethiopian epauletted fruit bat weighting 66 grams
- Gray leaf-eared mouse weighting 68 grams