How many baby Sinaloan mastiff bats are in a litter?
A Sinaloan mastiff bat (Molossus sinaloae) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Molossus). An adult Sinaloan mastiff bat grows up to a size of 14.3 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.
The Sinaloan mastiff bat (Molossus sinaloae) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae, native to Mexico, Central America and northern South America.
Other animals of the family Molossidae
Sinaloan mastiff bat is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:
- Little free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Spotted free-tailed bat weighting only 15 grams
- Sierra Leone free-tailed bat weighting only 16 grams
- Roberts’s flat-headed bat weighting only 14 grams
- Madagascan large free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Pocketed free-tailed bat weighting only 15 grams
- Big free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Sanborn’s bonneted bat weighting only 15 grams
- New Guinea free-tailed bat weighting only 26 grams
- Velvety free-tailed bat weighting only 13 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Sinaloan mastiff bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Bohor reedbuck
- Southeastern pocket gopher
- Tree pangolin
- Daubenton’s bat
- Caribbean monk seal
- Philippine tarsier
- Whiskered flying squirrel
- Southern viscacha
- Southern forest bat
Animals with the same weight as a Sinaloan mastiff bat
What other animals weight around 22 grams (0.05 lbs)?
- Colombian forest mouse weighting 19 grams
- Peruvian vesper mouse weighting 20 grams
- White-bellied free-tailed bat weighting 21 grams
- Abrothrix andinus weighting 18 grams
- Little yellow-shouldered bat weighting 20 grams
- Narrow-headed slender opossum weighting 26 grams
- Eva’s desert mouse weighting 21 grams
- Lesser yellow bat weighting 19 grams
- Altiplano grass mouse weighting 20 grams
- Davis’s round-eared bat weighting 20 grams