Litter Size

How many babies does a Lesser horseshoe bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lesser horseshoe bats are in a litter?

A Lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 75 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.09 meter (3′ 7″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Rhinolophus). An adult Lesser horseshoe bat grows up to a size of 3.8 cm (0′ 2″).

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 Lesser horseshoe bat is 1

The lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) is a type of small European insectivorous bat, related to its larger cousin, the greater horseshoe bat. As with all horseshoe bats, the species gets its name from its distinctive horseshoe-shaped noseleaf.

Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae

Lesser horseshoe bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lesser horseshoe bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Lesser horseshoe bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 21 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser horseshoe bat

What other animals weight around 4 grams (0.01 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Lesser horseshoe bat

Also reaching around 3.8 cm (0′ 2″) in size do these animals: