Great fruit-eating bat

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Great fruit-eating bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Stenodermatinae
Species : Artibeus lituratus


The Great fruit-eating bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the great fruiteating bat
A young / baby of a great fruiteating bat is called a 'pup'. A great fruiteating bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Some facts about the
Great fruit-eating bat

Adult weight : 0.065 kg (0.143 lbs)

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 220 days

Weight at birth : 0.011 kg (0.0242 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.07 kg (0.154 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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