Animal Weight

How much does a Cuban fruit-eating bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Cuban fruit-eating bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Cuban fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla nana) on average weights 37 grams (0.08 lbs).

The Cuban fruit-eating bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Brachyphylla). It is usually born with about 13 grams (0.03 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 8.4 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Cuban fruit-eating bat is 37 grams (0.08 lbs)

The Cuban fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla nana) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae found in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

Animals of the same family as a Cuban fruit-eating bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Cuban fruit-eating bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Brachyphylla nana:

Animals with the same size as a Cuban fruit-eating bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Cuban fruit-eating bat: