Animal Weight

How much does a Arnhem sheath-tailed bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Arnhem sheath-tailed bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Arnhem sheath-tailed bat (Taphozous kapalgensis) on average weights 26 grams (0.06 lbs).

The Arnhem sheath-tailed bat is from the family Emballonuridae (genus: Taphozous). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 13.2 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Arnhem sheath-tailed bat is 26 grams (0.06 lbs)

The Arnhem sheath-tailed bat, species Taphozous kapalgensis, is an emballonurid bat found at the Top End of Australia. The species is also referred to as the white-striped sheathtail for the distinguishing marks at the flank, this feature is observable beneath the wing when the animal is in flight. Records of the species are rare.

Animals of the same family as a Arnhem sheath-tailed bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Arnhem sheath-tailed bat

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