Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser mouse-tailed bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Lesser mouse-tailed bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Lesser mouse-tailed bat (Rhinopoma hardwickii) on average weights 13 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Lesser mouse-tailed bat is from the family Rhinopomatidae (genus: Rhinopoma). It is usually born with about 2 grams (0 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.9 cm (0′ 3″). Normally, Lesser mouse-tailed bats can have babies 1 times a year.

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 mouse-tailed bat is 13 grams (0.03 lbs)

The lesser mouse-tailed bat (Rhinopoma hardwickii) is a species of microbat in the family Rhinopomatidae. Also referred to as Hardwicke’s lesser mouse-tailed bat and long-tailed bat, it is named after Major General Thomas Hardwicke (1755–1835), an English soldier and naturalist who served many years in India. It is found in North Africa, some parts of central and eastern Africa, West Asia and east to the Indian subcontinent.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser mouse-tailed bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Lesser mouse-tailed bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rhinopoma hardwickii:

Animals with the same size as a Lesser mouse-tailed bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Lesser mouse-tailed bat: