Animal Size

Madagascan flying fox size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Madagascan flying fox (Pteropus rufus) reaches an average size of 8.4 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 122 grams (0.27 lbs). The Madagascan 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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The Madagascan flying fox, Madagascar flying-fox, or Madagascar fruit bat (Pteropus rufus) is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It eats figs and other fruits, flowers, and leaves.

Animals of the same family as a Madagascan flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Madagascan flying fox

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

Animals with the same weight as a Madagascan flying fox

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