Litter Size

How many babies does a Lesser short-nosed fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lesser short-nosed fruit bats are in a litter?

A Lesser short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) 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 117 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 25.4 cm (0′ 10″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Cynopterus). An adult Lesser short-nosed fruit bat grows up to a size of 28.8 cm (1′ 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 Lesser short-nosed fruit bat is 1

The lesser short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) is a species of megabat within the family Pteropodidae. It is a small bat that lives in South and Southeast Asia and Indonesia (Borneo). It weighs between 21 and 32 grams (0.74 and 1.13 oz), and/or 70 to 127 mm. It occurs in many types of habitat, but most frequently in disturbed forest, including lower montane forest and tropical lowland rain forest, plus gardens, mangroves, and vegetation on beaches.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Lesser short-nosed fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lesser short-nosed fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Lesser short-nosed fruit bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 8 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser short-nosed fruit bat

What other animals weight around 33 grams (0.07 lbs)?