Litter Size

How many babies does a Midas free-tailed bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Midas free-tailed bats are in a litter?

A Midas free-tailed bat (Mops midas) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Mops). An adult Midas free-tailed bat grows up to a size of 1.45 meter (4′ 10″).

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 Midas free-tailed bat is 1

The Midas free-tailed bat (Mops midas) is a species of bat scientifically classified in the order Chiroptera and the family Molossidae. It is distributed from western Africa to Saudi Arabia and further south. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, woodlands and hot deserts. The more southern are also known to live around large rivers or the swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Molossidae

Midas free-tailed bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Midas free-tailed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Midas free-tailed bat

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?