Litter Size

How many babies does a Javan slit-faced bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Javan slit-faced bats are in a litter?

A Javan slit-faced bat (Nycteris javanica) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 87 grams (0.19 lbs) and measure 3.5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Nycteridae family (genus: Nycteris). An adult Javan slit-faced bat grows up to a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Javan slit-faced bat is 1

The Javan slit-faced bat (Nycteris javanica) is a species of slit-faced bats found on the Kangean Islands of Indonesia and Nusa Penida, Java. This species is also located in West Timor. This species’ population is decreasing.

Other animals of the family Nycteridae

Javan slit-faced bat is a member of the Nycteridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Javan slit-faced bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Javan slit-faced bat

What other animals weight around 17 grams (0.04 lbs)?