Litter Size

How many babies does a Ryukyu flying fox have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Ryukyu flying foxs are in a litter?

A Ryukyu flying fox (Pteropus dasymallus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 19.1 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Pteropus). An adult Ryukyu flying fox grows up to a size of 25.4 cm (0′ 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 Ryukyu flying fox is 1

The Ryukyu flying fox or Ryukyu fruit bat (Pteropus dasymallus) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Japan, Taiwan, and the Batanes and Babuyan Islands of the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss and by hunting for food and the IUCN classify it as “Vulnerable”.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Ryukyu flying fox is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Ryukyu flying fox

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Ryukyu flying fox

Other animals that usually reach the age of 31 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Ryukyu flying fox

What other animals weight around 491 grams (1.08 lbs)?