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 »

Different types of bats eat different foods, and their diets may include insects, fruits or blood. Some bats have diets that are beneficial to humans, feeding on insects that spread disease or destroy agricultural crops. More »

An ordinary brown bat can eat up to 100 percent of their body weight each night, which is about 1/2 ounce. They consume approximately 1,200 insects per hour. Insects including moths, gnats, crickets, beetles, locusts, mo... More »

Several types of animals eat bats as part of their diet, including owls, hawks, snakes and spiders. Although bats have many predators, there are only a couple that use bats as their only food source. More »

Baby bats are called pups and they acquire their nutrition by feeding on the milk of the mother. Baby bats nurse from the time they are born up to about six months of age. More »

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 »

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 »