aQxZFGuDU_s.jpg

Bloody Amazing Facts About Vampire Bats

It appears at night, sneaks up behind its prey, and sucks its blood! Is it a vampire? No, it’s a vampire bat! Here are some bloody amazing facts about them for Halloween!

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
———-
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
———-
Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Bryce Daifuku, Kevin Bealer, Justin Lentz, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Patrick Merrithew, Accalia Elementia, Fatima Iqbal, Benny, Kyle Anderson, Mike Frayn, Tim Curwick, Will and Sonja Marple, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Kathy Philip, Patrick D. Ashmore, Thomas J., Charles George, Bader AlGhamdi.
———-
Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow
———-
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
———-
Sources:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/53128/11-bloody-facts-about-vampire-bats
http://www.naturalhistorymag.com/features/31700/the-curious-bloody-lives-of-vampire-bats
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3323425/Vampire-bats-BLOOD-DONORS-Mammals-share-meals-friends-boost-survival-chances-group.html
https://books.google.com/books?id=CET31F_14nwC&lpg=PA64&ots=rcc7qxfbs2&dq=vampire%20bat%20digestive%20system&pg=PA64#v=onepage&q=vampire%20bat%20digestive%20system&f=false

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Desmo-scan.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Desmo-boden.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hairy-legged_vampire_bat,_Diphylla_ecaudata_(closeup).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dyoungi.jpg#/media/File:Dyoungi.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Desmodus-mutter%2BJungtier.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Desmo-kolonie-baum.tif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Common_vampire_bat,_Desmodus_rotundus.jpg

Comments

comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *