Animal Weight

How much does a Insular flying fox weight?

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

An adult Insular flying fox (Pteropus tonganus) on average weights 560 grams (1.23 lbs).

The Insular flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). It is usually born with about 96 grams (0.21 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 17.7 cm (0′ 7″). Usually, Insular 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 Insular flying fox is 560 grams (1.23 lbs)

The insular flying fox or Pacific flying fox (Pteropus tonganus) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is geographically widespread, the most widespread flying fox in the Pacific: it is found in American Samoa, the Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa (where it is called pe’a fanua, pe’a fai and taulaga), the Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu.

Animals of the same family as a Insular flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Insular flying fox

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

Animals with the same size as a Insular flying fox

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Insular flying fox

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