Litter Size

How many babies does a Lappet-eared free-tailed bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lappet-eared free-tailed bats are in a litter?

A Lappet-eared free-tailed bat (Chaerephon major) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 10.3 kg (22.71 lbs) and measure 57 cm (1′ 11″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Chaerephon). An adult Lappet-eared free-tailed bat grows up to a size of 2.04 meter (6′ 9″).

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 lappet-eared free-tailed bat (Chaerephon major) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Molossidae

Lappet-eared free-tailed bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lappet-eared free-tailed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Lappet-eared free-tailed bat

What other animals weight around 15 grams (0.03 lbs)?