Litter Size

How many babies does a Long-legged bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Long-legged bats are in a litter?

A Long-legged bat (Macrophyllum macrophyllum) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Macrophyllum). An adult Long-legged bat grows up to a size of 6.8 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Long-legged bat is 1

The long-legged bat (Macrophyllum macrophyllum) is a member of the Phyllostomidae family in the order Chiroptera. Both males and females of this species are generally small, with wingspans reaching 80mm with an average weight ranging between 6 and 9 grams. The facial structure of these bats includes a shortened rostrum with a prominent noseleaf. The most defining feature of these bats however, is their long posterior limbs that extend farther than most Phyllostomidae bats. At the ends of these hind legs, the long-legged bat has abnormally large feet equipped with strong claws.

Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae

Long-legged bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-legged bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-legged bat

What other animals weight around 8 grams (0.02 lbs)?