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Common vampire bats are 3 to 3.5 inches long, with short reddish-orange or brown fur and small or no tails. They have short, blunt muzzles and pointed ears. The upper incisor teeth with which they pierce prey are razor-s... More »

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Adult vampire bats eat only blood, while young vampire bats feed on their mothers' milk until they are three months old before then switching to a blood diet. The common vampire bat mainly eats blood from large domestic ... More »

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According to National Geographic, the average life span for a vampire bat living in the wild is nine years. The Cincinnati Zoo points out that they live up to 20 years in captivity. More »

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According to National Geographic, the average life span for a vampire bat living in the wild is nine years. The Cincinnati Zoo points out that they live up to 20 years in captivity. More »

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The natural habitat of vampire bats is a warm, tropical or subtropical environment. They can be found in elevations up to 2400 meters and typically live in moderately lighted areas. More »

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Adult vampire bats eat only blood, while young vampire bats feed on their mothers' milk until they are three months old before then switching to a blood diet. The common vampire bat mainly eats blood from large domestic ... More »

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Vampire bats feed solely on the blood of other animals, usually on cattle and horses. However, vampire bats do not suck blood. With their razor-sharp teeth, they make small incisions, usually in a sleeping animal. Then t... More »

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