Animal Weight

How much does a Gilliard’s flying fox weight?

It is hard to guess what a Gilliard’s flying fox weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Gilliard’s flying fox (Pteropus gilliardorum) on average weights 406 grams (0.9 lbs).

The Gilliard’s flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15.9 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 Gilliard's flying fox is 406 grams (0.9 lbs)

Gilliard’s flying fox (Pteropus gilliardorum) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. In Spanish, the common name is zorro volador de Gilliard. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. It is known from only three specimens.

Animals of the same family as a Gilliard’s flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Gilliard’s flying fox

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

Animals with the same size as a Gilliard’s flying fox

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