Litter Size

How many babies does a Little forest bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Little forest bats are in a litter?

A Little forest bat (Vespadelus vulturnus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 23 grams (0.05 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Vespadelus). An adult Little forest bat grows up to a size of 19.7 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Little forest bat is 1

The little forest bat (Vespadelus vulturnus) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It is found only in south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania. It is a tiny bat often weighing less than 4 g (0.14 oz) (males in some areas weigh as little as 2.5 g (0.088 oz)). It is sometimes referred to as Australia’s smallest mammal, although the Northern or Koopmans Pipistrelle, Pipistrellus westralis, is possibly smaller, weighing on average around 3 g (0.11 oz). It is the smallest bat in Tasmania

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Little forest bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Little forest bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Little forest bat

What other animals weight around 3 grams (0.01 lbs)?