Litter Size

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

How many baby Mauritian flying foxs are in a litter?

A Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

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 Mauritian flying fox grows up to a size of 27.9 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 Mauritian flying fox is 1

The Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger), also known as Greater Mascarene flying fox or Mauritius fruit bat is a large megabat species endemic to Mauritius and La Réunion.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Mauritian flying fox

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mauritian flying fox

What other animals weight around 473 grams (1.04 lbs)?