How many baby Round-eared tube-nosed bats are in a litter?
A Round-eared tube-nosed bat (Murina cyclotis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 1.05 kg (2.31 lbs) and measure 9.9 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Murina). An adult Round-eared tube-nosed bat grows up to a size of 12.9 cm (0′ 6″).
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 round-eared tube-nosed bat (Murina cyclotis), is a species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae from Central and Southeast Asia.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Round-eared tube-nosed bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Eastern false pipistrelle weighting only 22 grams
- Mexican big-eared bat weighting only 7 grams
- Southeastern myotis with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Northern broad-nosed bat weighting only 8 grams
- Cape hairy bat weighting only 13 grams
- Townsend’s big-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Intermediate long-fingered bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Yellow-lipped bat weighting only 5 grams
- Szechwan myotis weighting only 11 grams
- Lesser mouse-eared bat becoming 19.75 years old
Animals that share a litter size with Round-eared tube-nosed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Southern African vlei rat
- Prince Demidoff’s bushbaby
- Central American squirrel monkey
- California mouse
- Serotine bat
- Northern bottlenose whale
- Père David’s deer
- Smoky flying squirrel
- Gilbert’s potoroo
Animals with the same weight as a Round-eared tube-nosed bat
What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Mediterranean horseshoe bat weighting 9 grams
- White-bellied lesser house bat weighting 10 grams
- Townsend’s big-eared bat weighting 10 grams
- Ridley’s leaf-nosed bat weighting 9 grams
- Lesser large-footed bat weighting 8 grams
- Commissaris’s long-tongued bat weighting 9 grams
- Temminck’s mouse weighting 8 grams
- Chocolate wattled bat weighting 8 grams
- Glen’s wattled bat weighting 10 grams
- Large rufous horseshoe bat weighting 10 grams