How many baby Yellow-winged bats are in a litter?
A Yellow-winged bat (Lavia frons) 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 94 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Megadermatidae family (genus: Lavia). An adult Yellow-winged bat grows up to a size of 6.7 cm (0′ 3″).
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 yellow-winged bat (Lavia frons) is one of five species of false vampire bat (family Megadermatidae) from Africa.
Other animals of the family Megadermatidae
Yellow-winged bat is a member of the Megadermatidae, as are these animals:
- Greater false vampire bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Lesser false vampire bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Heart-nosed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Ghost bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Yellow-winged bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Sunda pangolin
- Diadem leaf-nosed bat
- Pagai Island macaque
- Spectacled bear
- Smoky pocket gopher
- Short-snouted elephant shrew
- Common spotted cuscus
Animals with the same weight as a Yellow-winged bat
What other animals weight around 23 grams (0.05 lbs)?
- Western shrew mouse weighting 21 grams
- Dwarf fat-tailed mouse opossum weighting 20 grams
- Olive grass mouse weighting 24 grams
- Shadowy broad-nosed bat weighting 25 grams
- Davis’s round-eared bat weighting 20 grams
- Oligoryzomys destructor weighting 25 grams
- Kangaroo Island dunnart weighting 22 grams
- Least pygmy squirrel weighting 21 grams
- Minute fruit bat weighting 26 grams
- Sandstone false antechinus weighting 23 grams
Animals with the same size as a Yellow-winged bat
Also reaching around 6.7 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals:
- Pygmy shrew tenrec gets as big as 5.6 cm (0′ 3″)
- Greater false vampire bat gets as big as 7.3 cm (0′ 3″)
- Mexican long-tongued bat gets as big as 6.6 cm (0′ 3″)
- Emilia’s gracile opossum gets as big as 7.4 cm (0′ 3″)
- Red fruit bat gets as big as 6.1 cm (0′ 3″)
- Mediterranean water shrew gets as big as 7.5 cm (0′ 3″)
- Saint Lawrence Island shrew gets as big as 6.3 cm (0′ 3″)
- Grant’s golden mole gets as big as 7.6 cm (0′ 3″)
- Large-eared tenrec gets as big as 7.1 cm (0′ 3″)
- Lesser mouse-tailed bat gets as big as 5.9 cm (0′ 3″)