Litter Size

How many babies does a Livingstone’s fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Livingstone’s fruit bats are in a litter?

A Livingstone’s fruit bat (Pteropus livingstonii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 152 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 137 grams (0.3 lbs) and measure 15 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Pteropus). An adult Livingstone’s fruit bat grows up to a size of 34 cm (1′ 2″).

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 Livingstone's fruit bat is 1

Livingstone’s fruit bat (Pteropus livingstonii), also called the Comoro flying fox, is a megabat in the genus Pteropus. It is an Old World fruit bat found only in the Anjouan and Mohéli islands in the Union of the Comoros in the western Indian Ocean.It is the largest and rarest bat of all Comorian species. Its preferred habitat is montane forest above 200 metres on Mohéli and above 500 metres on Anjouan, the destruction of which is a major threat to the bat population. As of 2003, the total population was estimated at 1,200 individuals. Other threats to the bats’ survival include storms, hunting, and their struggles to readapt to new habitats.The black-bearded flying fox is believed to be one of the closest relatives of Livingstone’s fruit bats, but experts differ as to whether or not these species belong to the same species group. No subspecies have been recognized.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Livingstone’s fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Livingstone’s fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Livingstone’s fruit bat

What other animals weight around 733 grams (1.62 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Livingstone’s fruit bat

Also reaching around 34 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: