Animal Weight

How much does a Blanford’s fruit bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Blanford’s fruit bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Blanford’s fruit bat (Sphaerias blanfordi) on average weights 28 grams (0.06 lbs).

The Blanford’s fruit bat is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Sphaerias). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 16.6 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Blanford's fruit bat is 28 grams (0.06 lbs)

Blanford’s fruit bat (Sphaerias blanfordi) is a mountain species of megabat. The only recording of it was from the Doi Suthep-Pui National Park in Chiengmai, Thailand. According to Lekagul and McNeely (1977), the species is confined to the Thai-Burmese border, Uttar Pradesh in India and eastern Nepal.

Animals of the same family as a Blanford’s fruit bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Blanford’s fruit bat

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