How many baby Large-footed bats are in a litter?
A Large-footed bat (Myotis adversus) 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 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Myotis). An adult Large-footed bat grows up to a size of 6.9 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 large-footed bat, large-footed mouse-eared bat, or large-footed myotis (Myotis adversus) is a species of vesper bat (family Vespertilionidae). It can be found in the following countries: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Vanuatu, and possibly Vietnam.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Large-footed bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Yellowish myotis weighting only 5 grams
- Blanford’s bat weighting only 6 grams
- Intermediate long-fingered bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Riparian myotis weighting only 4 grams
- Bobrinski’s serotine weighting only 7 grams
- Japanese house bat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Rohu’s bat weighting only 12 grams
- Fraternal myotis with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Zulu serotine weighting only 4 grams
- Western false pipistrelle weighting only 23 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Large-footed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Black-winged little yellow bat
- Mountain cuscus
- Sri Lankan spotted chevrotain
- Agile gibbon
- Père David’s deer
- Ribboned rope squirrel
- Highland brush mouse
- Sambar deer
- Pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrel
- Pygmy killer whale
Animals with the same weight as a Large-footed bat
What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Bushveld horseshoe bat weighting 8 grams
- Northern bat weighting 10 grams
- Golden bat weighting 12 grams
- Brown long-eared bat weighting 8 grams
- Rafinesque’s big-eared bat weighting 9 grams
- Yellow serotine weighting 10 grams
- Greater dwarf shrew weighting 8 grams
- Bicolored shrew weighting 10 grams
- Ridley’s leaf-nosed bat weighting 9 grams
- Hinde’s lesser house bat weighting 10 grams