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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire_bat

Vampire bats are bats whose food source is blood, a dietary trait called hematophagy. Three .... Vampire bats tend to live in colonies in almost completely dark places, such as caves, old wells, hollow trees, and buildings. ... A vampire bat can only survive about two days without a meal of blood, yet they cannot be guaranteed ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/c/common-vampire-bat

Find out who's on the menu for vampire bats, the only mammals that can fly and ... They typically gather in colonies of about 100 animals, but sometimes live in ...

kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/vampire-bat

Unlike some other species of bats, vampire bats can walk, run, and jump. They have very strong hind legs and a special thumb that helps them take off after ...

www.batworlds.com/vampire-bat

You will find the Vampire Bat living in a variety of locations around South and Central America. They live in caves most of the time and like the areas where they ...

animalcorner.co.uk/animals/vampire-bats

Vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus) are bats that feed on blood. This particular habit in .... Vampire bats can live up to 9 years in the wild and up to 19 in captivity.

mentalfloss.com/article/53128/11-bloody-facts-about-vampire-bats

Oct 11, 2013 ... The vampire bats are the only mammals in the world that live on blood ... The bat can then shimmy up to the hen's neck for a bite and she'll stay ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/7-things-you-didnt-know-about-vampire-bats

Oct 28, 2016 ... The vampire bat is hardly the agent-of-evil its association with Dracula would suggest.

www.naturalhistorymag.com/features/31700/the-curious-bloody-lives-of-vampire-bats

White-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi) feeds from a wound it has inflicted ... The bat will then feed, typically from the rear portion of the bird's fleshy comb.

www.newscientist.com/article/dn15083-how-vampires-evolved-to-live-on-blood-alone

Oct 31, 2008 ... Any mad scientists planning to genetically engineer Dracula this Halloween should look to the vampire bat for inspiration. New research ...

www.arkive.org/common-vampire-bat/desmodus-rotundus

These bats do not actually suck blood from their host, but rather make a ... Vampire bats live in colonies typically of 30 to 150 bats, with larger numbers rare,  ...