Animal Weight

How much does a Woodford’s fruit bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Woodford’s fruit bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Woodford’s fruit bat (Melonycteris aurantius) on average weights 30 grams (0.07 lbs).

The Woodford’s fruit bat is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Melonycteris). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 8.2 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 Woodford's fruit bat is 30 grams (0.07 lbs)

Woodford’s fruit bat (Melonycteris woodfordi), also known as the orange fruit bat, is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.

Animals of the same family as a Woodford’s fruit bat

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Woodford’s fruit bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Melonycteris aurantius:

Animals with the same size as a Woodford’s fruit bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Woodford’s fruit bat: