Animal Age

How old does a Geoffroy’s bat get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Geoffroy’s bat reaches?

An adult Geoffroy’s bat (Myotis emarginatus) usually gets as old as 18 years.

When born, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Myotis), a Geoffroy’s bat gets offspring up to 1 times per year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 4.4 cm (0′ 2″).

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 Geoffroy's bat gets as old as 18 years

Geoffroy’s bat (Myotis emarginatus) is a species of vesper bat.

Animals of the same family as a Geoffroy’s bat

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

Animals that reach the same age as Geoffroy’s bat

With an average age of 18 years, Geoffroy’s bat are in good companionship of the following animals:

Weighting as much as Geoffroy’s bat

A fully grown Geoffroy’s bat reaches around 7 grams (0.02 lbs). So do these animals: