How many baby Least horseshoe bats are in a litter?
A Least horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus pusillus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 204 grams (0.45 lbs) and measure 19.1 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Rhinolophus). An adult Least horseshoe bat grows up to a size of 1.14 meter (3′ 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 least horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus pusillus) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is found in China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.
Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae
Least horseshoe bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:
- Geoffroy’s horseshoe bat weighting only 5 grams
- Coelops frithi weighting only 7 grams
- Fawn leaf-nosed bat weighting only 8 grams
- Hildebrandt’s horseshoe bat weighting only 25 grams
- Jones’s roundleaf bat weighting only 5 grams
- Telefomin roundleaf bat weighting only 15 grams
- Borneo roundleaf bat weighting only 4 grams
- Large Asian roundleaf bat weighting only 31 grams
- Bourret’s horseshoe bat weighting only 8 grams
- Rhinolophus simplex with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Least horseshoe bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Rüppell’s broad-nosed bat
- Dassie rat
- Red-tailed monkey
- Fulvus roundleaf bat
- Diadem leaf-nosed bat
- Lemur-like ringtail possum
- Calabar angwantibo
- Japanese serow
- Humboldt’s white-fronted capuchin
Animals with the same weight as a Least horseshoe bat
What other animals weight around 5 grams (0.01 lbs)?
- Gray sac-winged bat weighting 6 grams
- Trinidad dog-like bat weighting 4 grams
- Fly River trumpet-eared bat weighting 5 grams
- Raffray’s sheath-tailed bat weighting 5 grams
- Rusty pipistrelle weighting 4 grams
- Wall-roosting mouse-eared bat weighting 4 grams
- Long-eared myotis weighting 6 grams
- Allen’s spotted bat weighting 5 grams
- Ornate shrew weighting 5 grams
- Taiwanese brown-toothed shrew weighting 6 grams