How many baby Mongalla free-tailed bats are in a litter?
A Mongalla free-tailed bat (Mops demonstrator) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 4.1 kg (9.04 lbs) and measure 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Mops). An adult Mongalla 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 Mongalla free-tailed bat (Mops demonstrator) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae. It is found in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Other animals of the family Molossidae
Mongalla free-tailed bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:
- Midas free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Madagascan large free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Big bonneted bat weighting only 83 grams
- Black bonneted bat weighting only 28 grams
- Wroughton’s free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Peters’s flat-headed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Hairless bat weighting only 169 grams
- Ozimops loriae weighting only 7 grams
- White-bellied free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Sanborn’s bonneted bat weighting only 15 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Mongalla free-tailed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: