Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser flying fox weight?

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

An adult Lesser flying fox (Pteropus mahaganus) on average weights 296 grams (0.65 lbs).

The Lesser flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Lesser flying fox is 296 grams (0.65 lbs)

The lesser flying fox or Sanborn’s flying fox (Pteropus mahaganus) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The species is poorly known, but is believed to inhabit coastal lowlands, including tropical rainforest. Although the species has been found plantations, the habitat of the species is fragmented by increasing agriculture and logging.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser flying fox

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

Animals with the same size as a Lesser flying fox

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