Litter Size

How many babies does a Little red flying fox have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Little red flying foxs are in a litter?

A Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 45 grams (0.1 lbs) and measure 15 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Pteropus). An adult Little red flying fox grows up to a size of 27.2 cm (0′ 11″).

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 red flying fox is 1

The little red flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus) is a megachiropteran bat native to northern and eastern Australia. The species weighs about half a kilogram, one US pound, and is the smallest species of Pteropus at the Australian mainland. P. scapulatus occurs at the coast and further inland, camping and flying to the tropical to temperate regions that provide them with an annual source of nectar. They exhibit an unusual method of obtaining drinking water during dry periods, skimming a stream’s surface to gather it onto their fur while they are in flight.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Little red flying fox is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Little red flying fox

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Little red flying fox

What other animals weight around 379 grams (0.84 lbs)?