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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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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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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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The orange leaf-nosed bat is a small Australian bat that feeds on insects and has bright orange fur, with regional variations. It's native to the northern and northwestern parts of the continent. The bats weigh an averag... More »

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