Animal Weight

How much does a Trinidad dog-like bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Trinidad dog-like bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Trinidad dog-like bat (Peropteryx trinitatis) on average weights 4 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Trinidad dog-like bat is from the family Emballonuridae (genus: Peropteryx). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.3 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Trinidad dog-like bat is 4 grams (0.01 lbs)

The Trinidad dog-like bat (Peropteryx trinitatis) is a species of bat from the family Emballonuridae. It is native to Aruba, French Guinea, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. The bat is considered to be rare everywhere in its geographic range, although this may be untrue, as the Trinidad dog-like bat was previously confused with the lesser dog-like bat. It is an aerial insectivore that roosts in hollow trees, hollow rotten logs on the ground, under overhanging banks, and caves in the Llanos of Venezuela.The Trinidad dog-like bat has two subspecies: Peropteryx trinitatis trinitatis and Peropteryx trinitatis phaea.

Animals of the same family as a Trinidad dog-like bat

We found other animals of the Emballonuridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Trinidad dog-like bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Peropteryx trinitatis: