Animal Age

How old does a Northern bat get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Northern bat reaches?

An adult Northern bat (Eptesicus nilssoni) usually gets as old as 15.5 years.

When born, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). As a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Eptesicus), a Northern bat caries out around 1 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 13.8 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Northern bat gets as old as 15.5 years

The northern bat (Eptesicus nilssonii) is the most abundant species of bat in northern Eurasia. It is found from England to Hokkaidō and down to northern India. It is closely related to the serotine bat (Eptesicus serotinus).

Animals of the same family as a Northern bat

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

Animals that reach the same age as Northern bat

With an average age of 15.5 years, Northern bat are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Northern bat

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

Weighting as much as Northern bat

A fully grown Northern bat reaches around 10 grams (0.02 lbs). So do these animals: