How many baby Scully’s tube-nosed bats are in a litter?
A Scully’s tube-nosed bat (Murina tubinaris) 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 Scully’s 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.
Scully’s tube-Nosed bat (Murina tubinaris) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It can be found in the following countries: India, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Thailand, and Viet Nam.Members of the ashy-gray tube-nosed bat species were formerly classified as Scully’s bats.
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Scully’s tube-nosed bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Lesser Asiatic yellow bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Desert long-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Hoary bat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Rafinesque’s big-eared bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Little brown bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Parti-coloured bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Botta’s serotine weighting only 15 grams
- Little forest bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Horsfield’s bat weighting only 6 grams
- Common pipistrelle with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Scully’s tube-nosed bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Tana River red colobus
- Gray brocket
- Ring-tailed vontsira
- Beira (antelope)
- Red-faced spider monkey
- Western brush wallaby
- Natal red rock hare
- Little red flying fox
- Greater dog-like bat
- Barbary sheep
Animals with the same weight as a Scully’s tube-nosed bat
What other animals weight around 5 grams (0.01 lbs)?
- MacConnell’s bat weighting 6 grams
- Climbing shrew weighting 5 grams
- Short-eared bat weighting 5 grams
- Brandt’s bat weighting 5 grams
- Temminck’s trident bat weighting 4 grams
- Malayan tailless leaf-nosed bat weighting 6 grams
- Groove-toothed bat weighting 4 grams
- Indian pipistrelle weighting 4 grams
- Wollaston’s roundleaf bat weighting 6 grams
- Cape serotine weighting 5 grams