How many baby Kerivoula hardwickeis are in a litter?
A Kerivoula hardwickei (Kerivoula hardwickei) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Kerivoula). An adult Kerivoula hardwickei grows up to a size of 10.2 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.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Kerivoula hardwickei is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Riparian myotis weighting only 4 grams
- Hairy-faced bat weighting only 9 grams
- Serotine bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Gray bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Northern bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Curacao myotis weighting only 3 grams
- Thick-eared bat weighting only 8 grams
- Greater mouse-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Cape serotine with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Fringed myotis becoming 18.25 years old
Animals that share a litter size with Kerivoula hardwickei
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Greater long-nosed bat
- Mount Cameroon forest shrew
- Domestic yak
- Silvery gibbon
- Angolan free-tailed bat
- Java mouse-deer
- Franquet’s epauletted fruit bat
- Javan rusa
- Big-headed African mole-rat
Animals with the same weight as a Kerivoula hardwickei
What other animals weight around 4 grams (0.01 lbs)?
- Peters’s trumpet-eared bat weighting 4 grams
- Maclaud’s horseshoe bat weighting 4 grams
- Doucet’s musk shrew weighting 4 grams
- Least long-fingered bat weighting 4 grams
- Yellow-lipped bat weighting 4 grams
- Groove-toothed bat weighting 4 grams
- Spix’s disk-winged bat weighting 4 grams
- Brown tube-nosed bat weighting 4 grams
- Eurasian pygmy shrew weighting 4 grams
- Percival’s trident bat weighting 4 grams