Litter Size

How many babies does a Leschenault’s rousette have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Leschenault’s rousettes are in a litter?

A Leschenault’s rousette (Rousettus leschenaultii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 121 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 12 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Rousettus). An adult Leschenault’s rousette grows up to a size of 60.9 cm (2′ 0″).

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 Leschenault's rousette is 1

Leschenault’s rousette (Rousettus leschenaultii) is a species of fruit bat. The scientific name of the species was first published by Desmarest in 1820.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Leschenault’s rousette is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Leschenault’s rousette

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Leschenault’s rousette

What other animals weight around 84 grams (0.19 lbs)?