Animal Weight

How much does a Northern leaf-nosed bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Northern leaf-nosed bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Northern leaf-nosed bat (Hipposideros stenotis) on average weights 12 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Northern leaf-nosed bat is from the family Rhinolophidae (genus: Hipposideros). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.5 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 Northern leaf-nosed bat is 12 grams (0.03 lbs)

The northern leaf-nosed bat (Hipposideros stenotis) is a micro-bat of the family Hipposideridae, known as ‘leaf-nosed’ bats. The species is endemic to northern regions of Australia. They are highly manoeuvrable in flight, and use echolocation to forage for insect prey.

Animals of the same family as a Northern leaf-nosed bat

We found other animals of the Rhinolophidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern leaf-nosed bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Hipposideros stenotis: