Litter Size

How many babies does a Schreber’s yellow bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Schreber’s yellow bats are in a litter?

A Schreber’s yellow bat (Scotophilus nigrita) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Scotophilus). An adult Schreber’s yellow bat grows up to a size of 23.6 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 Schreber's yellow bat is 1

Schreber’s yellow bat (Scotophilus nigrita) or the giant house bat, is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. It is an uncommon species and its biology is poorly known. It was first described in 1774 by the German naturalist Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, who named it Vespertilio nigrita. It was later transferred to the genus Scotophilus, making it Scotophilus nigrita.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Schreber’s yellow bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Schreber’s yellow bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Schreber’s yellow bat

What other animals weight around 26 grams (0.06 lbs)?