Litter Size

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

How many baby Long-tongued fruit bats are in a litter?

A Long-tongued fruit bat (Macroglossus sobrinus) 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 Pteropodidae family (genus: Macroglossus). An adult Long-tongued fruit 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-tongued fruit bat is 1

The long-tongued fruit bat (Macroglossus sobrinus) is a species of megabat. It is nectarivorous, feeding on nectar from primarily banana flowers. It is found in several countries in South and Southeast Asia.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Long-tongued fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-tongued fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tongued fruit bat

What other animals weight around 21 grams (0.05 lbs)?