Litter Size

How many babies does a Van Gelder’s bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Van Gelder’s bats are in a litter?

A Van Gelder’s bat (Antrozous dubiaquercus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3.39 kg (7.47 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Antrozous). An adult Van Gelder’s bat grows up to a size of 1.25 meter (4′ 2″).

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 Van Gelder's bat is 1

Van Gelder’s bat (Bauerus dubiaquercus) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Mexico. The species is monotypic within its genus. It is part of the tribe Antrozoini within the subfamily Vespertilioninae and is related to the pallid bat (Antrozous pallidus). The bat is found in forest habitat from sea level to elevations as high as 2300 m, although not usually above 1300 m, and is insectivorous and crepuscular. It apparently has a fragmented distribution, and is threatened by deforestation.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Van Gelder’s bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Van Gelder’s bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Van Gelder’s bat

What other animals weight around 22 grams (0.05 lbs)?