Litter Size

How many babies does a Lesser mouse-tailed bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lesser mouse-tailed bats are in a litter?

A Lesser mouse-tailed bat (Rhinopoma hardwickei) 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 98 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Rhinopomatidae family (genus: Rhinopoma). An adult Lesser mouse-tailed bat grows up to a size of 5.9 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 average litter size of a Lesser mouse-tailed bat is 1

The lesser mouse-tailed bat (Rhinopoma hardwickii) is a species of microbat in the family Rhinopomatidae. Also referred to as Hardwicke’s lesser mouse-tailed bat and long-tailed bat, it is named after Major General Thomas Hardwicke (1755–1835), an English soldier and naturalist who served many years in India. It is found in North Africa, some parts of central and eastern Africa, West Asia and east to the Indian subcontinent.

Other animals of the family Rhinopomatidae

Lesser mouse-tailed bat is a member of the Rhinopomatidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lesser mouse-tailed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser mouse-tailed bat

What other animals weight around 13 grams (0.03 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Lesser mouse-tailed bat

Also reaching around 5.9 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: