Litter Size

How many babies does a Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Philippine tube-nosed fruit bats are in a litter?

A Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene rabori) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 138 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Nyctimene). An adult Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat grows up to a size of 30 cm (1′ 0″).

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 average litter size of a Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat is 1

The Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene rabori) locally known in Tagalog as Bayakan is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Philippines and known from the islands of Cebu, Negros and Sibuyan. It occurs in and near primary and secondary forests. It is often found near water. It is threatened by habitat loss due to deforestation. The species is named for Dioscoro S. Rabor who, with several others, first collected the species.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat

What other animals weight around 68 grams (0.15 lbs)?