Animal Size

Lyle’s flying fox size: How big do they get?

How big does a Lyle’s flying fox get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) reaches an average size of 23.7 cm (0′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 319 grams (0.7 lbs). The Lyle’s flying fox (genus: Pteropus) is a member of the family Pteropodidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, with an outlying population in Yunnan, China. It faces persecution from farmers and it is killed for bushmeat in parts of its range. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being “vulnerable”.

Animals of the same family as a Lyle’s flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Lyle’s flying fox

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Lyle’s flying fox:

Animals with the same weight as a Lyle’s flying fox

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pteropus lylei: