How many baby Little bent-wing bats are in a litter?
A Little bent-wing bat (Miniopterus australis) 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 133 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Miniopterus). An adult Little bent-wing bat grows up to a size of 15.6 cm (0′ 7″).
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 little bent-wing bat or little long-fingered bat (Miniopterus australis) is a species of vesper bat in the family Miniopteridae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vanuatu.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Little bent-wing bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Cave myotis becoming 11.25 years old
- Nyctophilus geoffroyi weighting only 2 grams
- Greater Asiatic yellow bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Surat serotine weighting only 13 grams
- Brown tube-nosed bat weighting only 4 grams
- Cinnamon myotis weighting only 4 grams
- Lesser yellow bat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Least pipistrelle with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Desert pipistrelle weighting only 2 grams
- Greater long-fingered bat weighting only 14 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Little bent-wing bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Bates’s pygmy antelope
- Chacoan mara
- Temminck’s flying squirrel
- Fallow deer
- South American sea lion
- Indian muntjac
- Madagascan large free-tailed bat
- Sambar deer
- Ollala brothers’s titi
Animals with the same weight as a Little bent-wing bat
What other animals weight around 7 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Southeastern myotis weighting 7 grams
- Myotis bocagei weighting 7 grams
- Western long-tongued bat weighting 8 grams
- Schmidts’s big-eared bat weighting 7 grams
- Silky pocket mouse weighting 7 grams
- Taiwanese brown-toothed shrew weighting 6 grams
- Toad mouse weighting 8 grams
- Reddish-gray musk shrew weighting 8 grams
- Greater tube-nosed bat weighting 7 grams
- Orange leaf-nosed bat weighting 8 grams