Litter Size

How many babies does a Mediterranean horseshoe bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mediterranean horseshoe bats are in a litter?

A Mediterranean horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus euryale) 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 92 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.09 meter (3′ 7″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Rhinolophus). An adult Mediterranean horseshoe bat grows up to a size of 3.74 meter (12′ 4″).

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 Mediterranean horseshoe bat is 1

The Mediterranean horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus euryale) is a species of insectivorous bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is found in the Mediterranean region and balkan peninsula, as well as parts of Italy.

Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae

Mediterranean horseshoe bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mediterranean horseshoe bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mediterranean horseshoe bat

What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?