Animal Age

How old does a Common noctule get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Common noctule reaches?

An adult Common noctule (Nyctalus noctula) usually gets as old as 12 years.

Common noctules are around 72 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.5 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Nyctalus), a Common noctule caries out around 1 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Common noctule gets as old as 12 years

The common noctule (Nyctalus noctula) is a species of insectivorous bat common throughout Europe, Asia, and North Africa.

Animals of the same family as a Common noctule

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Vespertilionidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Common noctule

With an average age of 12 years, Common noctule are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Common noctule

The same number of babies at once (1) are born by:

Weighting as much as Common noctule

A fully grown Common noctule reaches around 28 grams (0.06 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Common noctule

Those animals grow as big as a Common noctule: