How many baby Peters’s flat-headed bats are in a litter?
A Peters’s flat-headed bat (Platymops setiger) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Platymops). An adult Peters’s flat-headed bat grows up to a size of 4.5 cm (0′ 2″).
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.
Peters’s flat-headed bat (Platymops setiger) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae and the monotypic genus Platymops. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and rocky areas.
Other animals of the family Molossidae
Peters’s flat-headed bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:
- Southern dog-faced bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Wagner’s bonneted bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Ozimops planiceps with 1 babies per pregnancy
- White-striped free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Underwood’s bonneted bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Spotted free-tailed bat weighting only 15 grams
- Northern freetail bat weighting only 20 grams
- Ozimops loriae weighting only 7 grams
- Miller’s mastiff bat weighting only 98 grams
- Molossops planirostris with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Peters’s flat-headed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: