Litter Size

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

How many baby Woermann’s bats are in a litter?

A Woermann’s bat (Megaloglossus woermanni) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Pteropodidae family (genus: Megaloglossus). An adult Woermann’s bat grows up to a size of 4 cm (0′ 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 Woermann's bat is 1

Woermann’s bat or Woermann’s fruit bat (Megaloglossus woermanni) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is monotypic within the genus Megaloglossus. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Pteropodidae

Woermann’s bat is a member of the Pteropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Woermann’s bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Woermann’s bat

What other animals weight around 16 grams (0.04 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Woermann’s bat

Also reaching around 4 cm (0′ 2″) in size do these animals: