Litter Size

How many babies does a Madagascan fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Madagascan fruit bats are in a litter?

A Madagascan fruit bat (Eidolon dupreanum) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 131 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 50 grams (0.11 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Eidolon). An adult Madagascan fruit bat grows up to a size of 20.2 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Madagascan fruit bat is 1

The Madagascan fruit bat (Eidolon dupreanum) is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to Madagascar and is listed as “Vulnerable” by the IUCN because it is hunted as bushmeat.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Madagascan fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Madagascan fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Madagascan fruit bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 20 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Madagascan fruit bat

What other animals weight around 296 grams (0.65 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Madagascan fruit bat

Also reaching around 20.2 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: