Animal Age

How old does a Little free-tailed bat get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Little free-tailed bat reaches?

An adult Little free-tailed bat (Chaerephon pumila) usually gets as old as 5 years.

Little free-tailed bats are around 62 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Chaerephon), a Little free-tailed bat caries out around 1 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 3 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 2.04 meter (6′ 9″).

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 Little free-tailed bat gets as old as 5 years

The little free-tailed bat (Chaerephon pumilus) is a species of the genus Chaerephon in the family Molossidae. It is widely distributed across Africa and islands around the continent.

Animals of the same family as a Little free-tailed bat

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

Animals that reach the same age as Little free-tailed bat

With an average age of 5 years, Little free-tailed bat are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Little free-tailed bat

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

Weighting as much as Little free-tailed bat

A fully grown Little free-tailed bat reaches around 10 grams (0.02 lbs). So do these animals: