Animal Weight

How much does a Bushveld horseshoe bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Bushveld horseshoe bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Bushveld horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus simulator) on average weights 8 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Bushveld horseshoe bat is from the family Rhinolophidae (genus: Rhinolophus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 1.14 meter (3′ 9″).

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 Bushveld horseshoe bat is 8 grams (0.02 lbs)

The Bushveld horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus simulator) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae.It is found in Botswana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are moist savanna, caves, and subterranean habitats (other than caves). It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Bushveld horseshoe bat

We found other animals of the Rhinolophidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Bushveld horseshoe bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rhinolophus simulator: