It is hard to guess what a Sunda flying fox weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Sunda flying fox (Acerodon mackloti) on average weights 466 grams (1.03 lbs).
The Sunda 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 Sunda flying fox or Sunda fruit bat (Acerodon mackloti) is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to Indonesia.
Animals of the same family as a Sunda flying fox
We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:
- Mariana fruit bat with a weight of 458 grams
- Angolan epauletted fruit bat with 1 babies per litter
- Broad-striped tube-nosed fruit bat with a weight of 85 grams
- Beaufort’s naked-backed fruit bat with a weight of 165 grams
- Dusky fruit bat with a weight of 35 grams
- Western naked-backed fruit bat with a weight of 226 grams
- Ceram fruit bat with a weight of 228 grams
- Greater musky fruit bat with a weight of 79 grams
- Great flying fox bringing 1.02 kilos (2.25 lbs) to the scale
- Dwarf flying fox with a weight of 122 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Sunda flying fox
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Acerodon mackloti:
- Desert hedgehog bringing 396 grams to the scale
- Striped possum bringing 413 grams to the scale
- Junín red squirrel bringing 482 grams to the scale
- Merriam’s pocket gopher bringing 419 grams to the scale
- Maués marmoset bringing 443 grams to the scale
- King rat (animal) bringing 420 grams to the scale
- Beecroft’s flying squirrel bringing 479 grams to the scale
- Mauritian flying fox bringing 473 grams to the scale
- Columbian ground squirrel bringing 471 grams to the scale
- Golden-rumped elephant shrew bringing 535 grams to the scale