Animal Weight

How much does a Greater long-nosed bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Greater long-nosed bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Greater long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) on average weights 24 grams (0.05 lbs).

The Greater long-nosed bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Leptonycteris). It is usually born with about 7 grams (0.02 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 2.55 meter (8′ 5″). On average, Greater long-nosed bats can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 1.

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 Greater long-nosed bat is 24 grams (0.05 lbs)

The greater long-nosed bat or Mexican long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found in Mexico and the United States. It chiefly consumes pollen and nectar, particularly from Agave plants and cacti. Its habitat includes desert scrub and open woodlands. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Greater long-nosed bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater long-nosed bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Leptonycteris nivalis:

Animals with the same litter size as a Greater long-nosed bat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Greater long-nosed bat: