How many baby Noack’s roundleaf bats are in a litter?
A Noack’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros ruber) usually gives birth to around 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 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Hipposideros). An adult Noack’s roundleaf bat grows up to a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).
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.
Noack’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros ruber) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found throughout tropical Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, caves, and subterranean habitats (other than caves).
Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae
Noack’s roundleaf bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:
- Big-eared horseshoe bat weighting only 6 grams
- Rhinolophus hilli weighting only 13 grams
- Dusky leaf-nosed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Darling’s horseshoe bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Telefomin roundleaf bat weighting only 15 grams
- Cantor’s roundleaf bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Dent’s horseshoe bat weighting only 6 grams
- Peninsular horseshoe bat weighting only 8 grams
- Rufous horseshoe bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Northern leaf-nosed bat weighting only 12 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Noack’s roundleaf bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- White-striped free-tailed bat
- Banana pipistrelle
- Brush-tailed rock-wallaby
- Nelson’s kangaroo rat
- Yellow baboon
- Verreaux’s sifaka
- Painted bat
- Brown-mantled tamarin
- Black bearded saki
Animals with the same weight as a Noack’s roundleaf bat
What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Eastern red bat weighting 12 grams
- Bechstein’s bat weighting 9 grams
- Ozimops planiceps weighting 9 grams
- Kellen’s dormouse weighting 10 grams
- Geata mouse shrew weighting 9 grams
- Gray bat weighting 10 grams
- Davy’s naked-backed bat weighting 9 grams
- Silvered bat weighting 9 grams
- Niceforo’s big-eared bat weighting 8 grams
- Southern short-tailed shrew weighting 11 grams