Animal Weight

How much does a Horsfield’s fruit bat weight?

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

An adult Horsfield’s fruit bat (Cynopterus horsfieldii) on average weights 56 grams (0.12 lbs).

The Horsfield’s fruit bat is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Cynopterus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 64.7 cm (2′ 2″).

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 Horsfield's fruit bat is 56 grams (0.12 lbs)

Horsfield’s fruit bat (Cynopterus horsfieldii) is a species of megabat native to South East Asia. It is named for Thomas Horsfield, an American naturalist who presented the type specimen to the British Museum.

Animals of the same family as a Horsfield’s fruit bat

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Horsfield’s fruit bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cynopterus horsfieldii: