Litter Size

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

How many baby Lesser yellow bats are in a litter?

A Lesser yellow bat (Scotophilus borbonicus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 185 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Scotophilus). An adult Lesser yellow bat grows up to a size of 23.6 cm (0′ 10″).

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 yellow bat is 2

The lesser yellow bat (Scotophilus borbonicus) is a vesper bat found only on Madagascar and RĂ©union. On RĂ©union, it was considered common early in the 19th century, but was last sighted late in the 19th century. Only a single specimen attributed to this species, collected in 1868, is known from Madagascar. It was listed as a critically endangered species in 1996 due to habitat loss, and may be extinct.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Lesser yellow bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lesser yellow bat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser yellow bat

What other animals weight around 19 grams (0.04 lbs)?