Litter Size

How many babies does a Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Schneider’s leaf-nosed bats are in a litter?

A Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat (Hipposideros speoris) 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 139 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Hipposideros). An adult Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat grows up to a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Schneider's leaf-nosed bat is 1

Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat or Schneider’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros speoris) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is endemic to South Asia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, caves, and urban areas.

Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae

Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Schneider’s leaf-nosed bat

What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?