Animal Size

Maclaud’s horseshoe bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Maclaud’s horseshoe bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Maclaud’s horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus maclaudi) reaches an average size of 2 cm (0′ 1″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 4 grams (0.01 lbs). The Maclaud’s horseshoe bat (genus: Rhinolophus) is a member of the family Rhinolophidae.

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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Maclaud’s horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus maclaudi) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is endemic to Guinea. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, caves, and subterranean habitats (other than caves). It is one of five African microbat species to be listed as endangered by the IUCN. In 2013, Bat Conservation International listed this species as one of the 35 species of its worldwide priority list of conservation. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Maclaud’s horseshoe bat

We found other animals of the Rhinolophidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Maclaud’s horseshoe bat

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

Animals with the same weight as a Maclaud’s horseshoe bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rhinolophus maclaudi: