Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern long-nosed bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern long-nosed bats are in a litter?

A Southern long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae) 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 121 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Leptonycteris). An adult Southern long-nosed bat grows up to a size of 2.55 meter (8′ 5″).

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 Southern long-nosed bat is 1

The southern long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae) is a South American species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae.

Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae

Southern long-nosed bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern long-nosed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Southern long-nosed bat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern long-nosed bat

What other animals weight around 25 grams (0.06 lbs)?