Animal Weight

How much does a Black-bearded flying fox weight?

It is hard to guess what a Black-bearded flying fox weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Black-bearded flying fox (Pteropus melanopogon) on average weights 872 grams (1.92 lbs).

The Black-bearded flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 28.5 cm (1′ 0″).

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 Black-bearded flying fox is 872 grams (1.92 lbs)

The black-bearded flying fox (Pteropus melanopogon) is an endangered species of megabat in the genus Pteropus. It is endemic to Indonesia, found on the islands of Ambon, Buru, Seram, Banda, and Yamdena. Currently considered monotypic, it formerly included the Aru flying fox and Kei flying fox as subspecies.

Animals of the same family as a Black-bearded flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-bearded flying fox

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pteropus melanopogon:

Animals with the same size as a Black-bearded flying fox

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Black-bearded flying fox: