Animal Weight

How much does a Spurrell’s free-tailed bat weight?

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

An adult Spurrell’s free-tailed bat (Mops spurrelli) on average weights 8 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Spurrell’s free-tailed bat is from the family Molossidae (genus: Mops). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 1.45 meter (4′ 10″).

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.

Spurrell’s free-tailed bat (Mops spurrelli) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae named after Herbert George Flaxman Spurrell. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Spurrell’s free-tailed bat

We found other animals of the Molossidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Spurrell’s free-tailed bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mops spurrelli: