How many baby Peters’s trumpet-eared bats are in a litter?
A Peters’s trumpet-eared bat (Kerivoula jagorii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Kerivoula). An adult Peters’s trumpet-eared bat grows up to a size of 10.2 cm (0′ 5″).
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:
- Yellow-lipped bat weighting only 4 grams
- Cinnamon myotis weighting only 4 grams
- Cadorna’s pipistrelle weighting only 6 grams
- Rufous mouse-eared bat weighting only 7 grams
- Somali serotine with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Little forest bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Bechstein’s bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Whitehead’s woolly bat weighting only 3 grams
- Painted bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Lesser large-footed bat weighting only 8 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Peters’s trumpet-eared bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: