Animal Weight

How much does a Wood’s slit-faced bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Wood’s slit-faced bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Wood’s slit-faced bat (Nycteris woodi) on average weights 7 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Wood’s slit-faced bat is from the family Nycteridae (genus: Nycteris). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.2 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Wood's slit-faced bat is 7 grams (0.02 lbs)

Wood’s slit-faced bat (Nycteris woodi) is a species of slit-faced bat that lives in the dry savanna regions of Southern Africa. Its numbers are declining due to habitat loss from logging and farming, pesticide use, and the decline of baobab trees on which these bats depend for roost sites.

Animals of the same family as a Wood’s slit-faced bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Wood’s slit-faced bat

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