Animal Weight

How much does a Russet free-tailed bat weight?

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

An adult Russet free-tailed bat (Chaerephon russata) on average weights 16 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Russet free-tailed bat is from the family Molossidae (genus: Chaerephon). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 2.04 meter (6′ 9″).

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 russet free-tailed bat (Chaerephon russatus) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, and Kenya. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Russet free-tailed bat

We found other animals of the Molossidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Russet free-tailed bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chaerephon russata: