Animal Size

Proboscis bat size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Proboscis bat (Rhynchonycteris naso) reaches an average size of 4.2 cm (0′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 4 grams (0.01 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 1 grams (0 lbs). On average, Proboscis bats have offspring about 2 times per year. The Proboscis bat (genus: Rhynchonycteris) is a member of the family Emballonuridae.

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 proboscis bat (Rhynchonycteris naso) is a bat species from South and Central America. Other common names include Long-nosed proboscis bat, sharp-nosed bat, Brazilian long-nosed bat and river bat in English, and murciélago narizón in Spanish. It is monotypic within its genus.This species is in the family Emballonuridae, the sac-winged or sheath-tailed bats. Like most bats, it is nocturnal. It is found from southern Mexico to Belize, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil, as well as in Trinidad.

Animals of the same family as a Proboscis bat

We found other animals of the Emballonuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Proboscis bat

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

Animals with the same weight as a Proboscis bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rhynchonycteris naso: