Animal Age

How old does a Seba’s short-tailed bat get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Seba’s short-tailed bat reaches?

An adult Seba’s short-tailed bat (Carollia perspicillata) usually gets as old as 12.33 years.

Seba’s short-tailed bats are around 114 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). As a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Carollia), a Seba’s short-tailed bat caries out around 1 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 2 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 6 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 Seba's short-tailed bat gets as old as 12.33 years

Seba’s short-tailed bat (Carollia perspicillata) is a common and widespread bat species in the family Phyllostomidae. They are found in Central America, the northern parts of South America, and in the Antilles islands.

Animals of the same family as a Seba’s short-tailed bat

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

Animals that reach the same age as Seba’s short-tailed bat

With an average age of 12.33 years, Seba’s short-tailed bat are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Seba’s short-tailed bat

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

Weighting as much as Seba’s short-tailed bat

A fully grown Seba’s short-tailed bat reaches around 19 grams (0.04 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Seba’s short-tailed bat

Those animals grow as big as a Seba’s short-tailed bat: