Litter Size

How many babies does a Natterer’s bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Natterer’s bats are in a litter?

A Natterer’s bat (Myotis nattereri) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Myotis). An adult Natterer’s bat grows up to a size of 5.1 meter (16′ 9″).

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 Natterer's bat is 1

Natterer’s bat (Myotis nattereri) is a European vespertilionid bat with pale wings. It has brown fur tending to greyish-white on its underside. It is found across most of the continent of Europe, parts of the Near East and North Africa. It feeds on insects and other invertebrates which it catches on the wing or pursues on the ground.In summer it roosts in deciduous and coniferous trees, buildings or bat boxes close to its feeding habitats. In winter it hibernates in caves, tunnels, mines or cellars, usually hiding in crevices. This bat was first described in 1817 by Heinrich Kuhl, who named it in honour of the Austrian naturalist Johann Natterer.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Natterer’s bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Natterer’s bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Natterer’s bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 15 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Natterer’s bat

What other animals weight around 7 grams (0.02 lbs)?