Litter Size

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

How many baby Thumbless bats are in a litter?

A Thumbless bat (Furipterus horrens) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Furipteridae family (genus: Furipterus). An adult Thumbless bat grows up to a size of 20.5 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Thumbless bat is 1

The thumbless bat (Furipterus horrens) is a species of insectivorous bat in the family Furipteridae, in the monotypic genus Furipterus. It is found in Costa Rica, Brazil, Venezuela; Colombia; Ecuador; Suriname; French Guiana; Guyana; Panama; Trinidad, and Peru. They have a small thumb which is included in the membrane of the wing, causing the ‘thumbless’ appearance.

Animals that share a litter size with Thumbless bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Thumbless bat

What other animals weight around 3 grams (0.01 lbs)?