Animal Weight

How much does a Sulawesi flying fox weight?

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

An adult Sulawesi flying fox (Acerodon celebensis) on average weights 383 grams (0.84 lbs).

The Sulawesi flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Acerodon). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 20.1 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Sulawesi flying fox is 383 grams (0.84 lbs)

The Sulawesi flying fox or Sulawesi fruit bat (Acerodon celebensis) is a species of megabat endemic to Indonesia. It is classified as “Vulnerable” by the IUCN due to unsustainable levels of hunting.

Animals of the same family as a Sulawesi flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Sulawesi flying fox

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Acerodon celebensis:

Animals with the same size as a Sulawesi flying fox

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