How many baby Silver fruit-eating bats are in a litter?
A Silver fruit-eating bat (Artibeus glaucus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Artibeus). An adult Silver fruit-eating bat grows up to a size of 69.2 cm (2′ 4″).
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 silver fruit-eating bat (Dermanura glauca) is a South American bat species of the family Phyllostomidae.
Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae
Silver fruit-eating bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:
- Carriker’s round-eared bat weighting only 22 grams
- Western long-tongued bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Tschudi’s yellow-shouldered bat weighting only 21 grams
- Talamancan yellow-shouldered bat weighting only 11 grams
- Salvin’s big-eyed bat weighting only 26 grams
- Little big-eyed bat weighting only 13 grams
- White-lined broad-nosed bat becoming 10.17 years old
- Davies’s big-eared bat weighting only 18 grams
- Golden bat weighting only 12 grams
- Striped hairy-nosed bat weighting only 13 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Silver fruit-eating bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Black flying squirrel
- Mantled guereza
- Pygmy hippopotamus
- Reeves’s muntjac
- Broad-striped Malagasy mongoose
- Brazilian big-eyed bat
- Sugar glider
- Long-tailed fruit bat
Animals with the same weight as a Silver fruit-eating bat
What other animals weight around 12 grams (0.03 lbs)?
- Northern bat weighting 10 grams
- Tailed tailless bat weighting 10 grams
- Intermediate long-fingered bat weighting 11 grams
- Pygmy fruit-eating bat weighting 11 grams
- African black shrew weighting 11 grams
- Plains harvest mouse weighting 10 grams
- Jamaican flower bat weighting 14 grams
- Townsend’s big-eared bat weighting 10 grams
- Mahomet mouse weighting 10 grams
- Large rufous horseshoe bat weighting 10 grams