Animal Weight

How much does a Hildegarde’s tomb bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Hildegarde’s tomb bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Hildegarde’s tomb bat (Taphozous hildegardeae) on average weights 29 grams (0.06 lbs).

The Hildegarde’s tomb bat is from the family Emballonuridae (genus: Taphozous). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 13.2 cm (0′ 6″). On average, Hildegarde’s tomb 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 Hildegarde's tomb bat is 29 grams (0.06 lbs)

Hildegarde’s tomb bat (Taphozous hildegardeae) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae.It is found near the coast in Kenya and Tanzania where it feeds in tropical dry forests and roosts in caves. It is a diurnal species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being “vulnerable”. The specific name hildegardeae was given in honour of anthropologist Hildegarde Beatrice Hinde.

Animals of the same family as a Hildegarde’s tomb bat

We found other animals of the Emballonuridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Hildegarde’s tomb bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Taphozous hildegardeae:

Animals with the same litter size as a Hildegarde’s tomb bat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Hildegarde’s tomb bat: