Animal Weight

How much does a Great flying fox weight?

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

An adult Great flying fox (Pteropus neohibernicus) on average weights 1.02 kg (2.24 lbs).

The Great flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 27.9 cm (0′ 11″). Usually, Great flying foxs have 1 babies per litter.

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 Great flying fox is 1.02 kg (2.24 lbs)

The great flying fox (Pteropus neohibernicus), also known as the greater flying fox or Bismarck flying fox, is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus, found throughout lowland areas of New Guinea and in the Bismarck Archipelago. At up to 1.45 kg (3.2 lb) in weight, it is among the largest bats in the world. It is a gregarious animal which roosts with hundreds or thousands of individuals.It is hunted for human consumption in New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a Great flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Great flying fox

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

Animals with the same size as a Great flying fox

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Great flying fox

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Great flying fox: