Animal Weight

How much does a Ornate flying fox weight?

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

An adult Ornate flying fox (Pteropus ornatus) on average weights 335 grams (0.74 lbs).

The Ornate flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.3 cm (0′ 8″). Normally, Ornate flying foxs 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 Ornate flying fox is 335 grams (0.74 lbs)

The ornate flying fox (Pteropus ornatus) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to New Caledonia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened due to habitat destruction and hunting, the former exacerbated by high roost-site fidelity.

Animals of the same family as a Ornate flying fox

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Animals with the same weight as a Ornate flying fox

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

Animals with the same size as a Ornate flying fox

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