How many baby Peters’s trumpet-eared bats are in a litter?
A Peters’s trumpet-eared bat (Phoniscus jagorii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 125 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 10.05 kg (22.15 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Phoniscus). An adult Peters’s trumpet-eared bat grows up to a size of 1.72 meter (5′ 8″).
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’ trumpet-eared bat (Phoniscus jagorii) is a species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae, the vesper bats. It is native to Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. It was named by Peters for Fedor Jagor. It is also known as the common trumpet-eared bat.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Peters’s trumpet-eared bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Seminole bat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Yellow serotine weighting only 10 grams
- Southeastern myotis with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Eastern broad-nosed bat weighting only 11 grams
- Banana pipistrelle with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Southern yellow bat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Bechstein’s bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Botta’s serotine weighting only 15 grams
- Townsend’s big-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- White-winged serotine weighting only 5 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Peters’s trumpet-eared bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine
- Wroughton’s free-tailed bat
- Mentawai langur
- Mount Cameroon forest shrew
- Bridled nail-tail wallaby
- Philippine tarsier
- Masoala fork-marked lemur
- Preuss’s monkey
Animals with the same weight as a Peters’s trumpet-eared bat
What other animals weight around 4 grams (0.01 lbs)?
- Yellow-lipped bat weighting 4 grams
- Pygmy shrew tenrec weighting 4 grams
- Ridley’s bat weighting 4 grams
- California myotis weighting 4 grams
- Remy’s pygmy shrew weighting 4 grams
- Saussure’s shrew weighting 4 grams
- Elegant myotis weighting 4 grams
- Java pipistrelle weighting 4 grams
- Flute-nosed bat weighting 4 grams
- Zulu serotine weighting 4 grams