Litter Size

How many babies does a Railer bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Railer bats are in a litter?

A Railer bat (Mops thersites) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Mops). An adult Railer bat grows up to a size of 1.45 meter (4′ 10″).

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 Railer bat is 1

The Railer bat (Mops thersites) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.One of the unique features of the Molossolid bats, such as the railer bat is that they have two sets of parotid glands. This is uncommon as most species of bats have two sets of submandibular glands.

Other animals of the family Molossidae

Railer bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Railer bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Railer bat

What other animals weight around 22 grams (0.05 lbs)?