Animal Weight

How much does a Antillean fruit-eating bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Antillean fruit-eating bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Antillean fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) on average weights 45 grams (0.1 lbs).

The Antillean fruit-eating bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Brachyphylla). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 8.1 cm (0′ 4″). On average, Antillean fruit-eating bats can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 1.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Antillean fruit-eating bat is 45 grams (0.1 lbs)

The Antillean fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) is one of two leaf-nosed bat species belonging to the genus Brachyphylla. The species occurs in the Caribbean from Puerto Rico to St. Vincent and Barbados. Fossil specimens have also been recorded from New Providence, Bahamas.

Animals of the same family as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Brachyphylla cavernarum:

Animals with the same size as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Antillean fruit-eating bat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Antillean fruit-eating bat: