Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern forest bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern forest bats are in a litter?

A Southern forest bat (Vespadelus regulus) 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 92 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 23 grams (0.05 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Vespadelus). An adult Southern forest bat grows up to a size of 19.7 cm (0′ 8″).

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 southern forest bat (Vespadelus regulus) is a vespertilionid bat found in Australia.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Southern forest bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern forest bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern forest bat

What other animals weight around 5 grams (0.01 lbs)?