Animal Weight

How much does a Mauritian flying fox weight?

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

An adult Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger) on average weights 473 grams (1.04 lbs).

The Mauritian flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 27.9 cm (0′ 11″). Usually, Mauritian 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 Mauritian flying fox is 473 grams (1.04 lbs)

The Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger), also known as Greater Mascarene flying fox or Mauritius fruit bat is a large megabat species endemic to Mauritius and La Réunion.

Animals of the same family as a Mauritian flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mauritian flying fox

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Mauritian flying fox

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