Animal Size

Ontong Java flying fox size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Ontong Java flying fox (Pteropus howensis) reaches an average size of 18.4 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 232 grams (0.51 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 35 grams (0.08 lbs). The Ontong Java 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.

The average adult size of a Ontong Java flying fox is  (0' 8

The Ontong Java flying fox (Pteropus howensis) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Ontong Java Atoll in the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It was classified as “Data Deficient” in 2008 by the IUCN over concerns of taxonomic validity. However its confirmed range extends only over small islands, all of which are near to sea level. It is therefore threatened by rising sea levels.

Animals of the same family as a Ontong Java flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Ontong Java flying fox

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

Animals with the same weight as a Ontong Java flying fox

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