Animal Weight

How much does a Little big-eared bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Little big-eared bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Little big-eared bat (Micronycteris megalotis) on average weights 6 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Little big-eared bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Micronycteris). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.9 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Little big-eared bat is 6 grams (0.01 lbs)

The little big-eared bat (Micronycteris megalotis) is a bat species in the order Chiroptera and family Phyllostomidae. It is from South and Central America particularly Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, Suriname and Trinidad. Though its exact population is unknown, it is considered widespread and occurs in protected areas, although its minor threats may be deforestation, but nonetheless is classified Least Concern. It is found in multistratal evergreen forests and dry thorn forests and forages near streams and is found hollow trees, logs, caverns, or houses with groups up to twelve. The head and body length measures at 43.8 mm for males and 44.6 for females and males usually weigh about 5 g while females weigh 5.7 g.

Animals of the same family as a Little big-eared bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Little big-eared bat

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