Animal Size

Mariana fruit bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Mariana fruit bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Mariana fruit bat (Pteropus mariannus) reaches an average size of 21.7 cm (0′ 9″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 458 grams (1.01 lbs). The Mariana fruit bat (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 Mariana fruit bat (Pteropus mariannus), also known as the Mariana flying fox, and the fanihi in Chamorro, is a megabat found only in the Mariana Islands and Ulithi (an atoll in the Caroline Islands). Habitat loss has driven it to endangered status, and it is listed as threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Poachers and food hunters, other animals, and natural causes have led to the decline.

Animals of the same family as a Mariana fruit bat

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Mariana fruit bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Mariana fruit bat:

Animals with the same weight as a Mariana fruit bat

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