Litter Size

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

How many baby Western broad-nosed bats are in a litter?

A Western broad-nosed bat (Scotorepens balstoni) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 212 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Scotorepens). An adult Western broad-nosed bat grows up to a size of 55.7 cm (1′ 10″).

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 Western broad-nosed bat is 1

The western or inland broad-nosed bat – Scotorepens balstoni – is a species of vespertilionid bats. They are endemic to Australia and widespread throughout the inland, especially in arid and semi-arid regions. This insectivorous microbat, measuring 12 cm in length, roosts in tree hollows during the day and forages over woodland and water at night.

Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae

Western broad-nosed bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Western broad-nosed bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Western broad-nosed bat

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?