Animal Weight

How much does a Brandt’s bat weight?

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

An adult Brandt’s bat (Myotis brandti) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Brandt’s bat is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Myotis). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.9 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Brandt's bat is 5 grams (0.01 lbs)

Brandt’s bat (Myotis brandtii) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It is found throughout most of Europe and parts of Asia. It is known for its extreme life expectancy relative to its body size, approximately twice that of humans.The Brandt’s bat holds the record for oldest bat recorded; in 2005, a bat was discovered in a cave in Siberia that had been banded in 1964, making the bat at least 41 years old.

Animals of the same family as a Brandt’s bat

We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Brandt’s bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myotis brandti: