Photo 525525, (c) Geoffrey Gomes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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White-winged Vampire Bat Diaemus youngi

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trinibats

Date

March 15, 2012

Description

The White-winged Vampire Bat (Diaemus youngi). This rarer species prefers avian (bird) blood to mammalian blood. It is interesting to note that, unlike other predators that kill and consume their prey, the vampire's prey usually survive the encounter. (Trinibats).

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