Litter Size

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

How many baby Little free-tailed bats are in a litter?

A Little free-tailed bat (Chaerephon pumilus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 62 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Chaerephon). An adult Little free-tailed bat grows up to a size of 21.1 cm (0′ 9″).

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 free-tailed bat is 1

The little free-tailed bat (Chaerephon pumilus) is a species of the genus Chaerephon in the family Molossidae. It is widely distributed across Africa and islands around the continent.

Other animals of the family Molossidae

Little free-tailed bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Little free-tailed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Little free-tailed bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Little free-tailed bat

What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?