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Moluccan flying fox size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Moluccan flying fox (Pteropus chrysoproctus) reaches an average size of 25.3 cm (0′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 728 grams (1.6 lbs). The Moluccan 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 Moluccan flying fox (Pteropus chrysoproctus), also known as the Ambon flying fox, is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus.It is found in the low-lying forests (less than 250 m above sea level) of Seram Island (including Manusela National Park), Buru, Ambon and the nearby Maluku Islands of eastern Indonesia.Another Pteropus species, P. argentatus, was until recently considered to be the same species as P. chrysoproctus.The habitat has an area of less than 20,000 kmĀ² and is decreasing due to logging. For this reason, and because of hunting by the local population, these species have been listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

Animals of the same family as a Moluccan flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Moluccan flying fox

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

Animals with the same weight as a Moluccan flying fox

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