How many baby Pale spear-nosed bats are in a litter?
A Pale spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus discolor) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 107 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 3.3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Phyllostomus). An adult Pale spear-nosed bat grows up to a size of 7.9 cm (0′ 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 pale spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus discolor) is a species of phyllostomid bat from South and Central America.
Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae
Pale spear-nosed bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:
- Brock’s yellow-eared bat weighting only 48 grams
- Fringed fruit-eating bat weighting only 63 grams
- Little big-eyed bat weighting only 13 grams
- Micronycteris sylvestris weighting only 8 grams
- Underwood’s long-tongued bat weighting only 7 grams
- Thomas’s nectar bat weighting only 7 grams
- Godman’s long-tailed bat weighting only 7 grams
- Fischer’s little fruit bat weighting only 9 grams
- Broad-toothed tailless bat weighting only 15 grams
- Eldorado broad-nosed bat weighting only 35 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Pale spear-nosed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Spotted seal
- Guianan squirrel monkey
- South American sea lion
- Mona monkey
- Usambara shrew
- Eastern woolly lemur
- New Caledonia blossom bat
- Southern hairy-nosed wombat
- Striped dolphin
Animals with the same weight as a Pale spear-nosed bat
What other animals weight around 36 grams (0.08 lbs)?
- Eldorado broad-nosed bat weighting 35 grams
- Dorothy’s slender opossum weighting 37 grams
- Luzon montane forest mouse weighting 34 grams
- Panamint kangaroo rat weighting 37 grams
- Ethiopian thicket rat weighting 36 grams
- Singing vole weighting 41 grams
- Mesquite mouse weighting 40 grams
- Large-eared free-tailed bat weighting 34 grams
- Molossops abrasus weighting 35 grams
- Fawn hopping mouse weighting 34 grams