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Halloween Special: Real-Life Vampires Hunt with Stealth -Trick or Treat?



Armed with sharp teeth, a blood-lapping tongue, and an anticoagulant in its saliva, the vampire bat’s attack is so subtle that it can sometimes feast undetected. Daniel Streicker, a National Geographic grantee and University of Glasgow research fellow, explores the bats’ sophisticated hunting strategy. (Some of this footage is a demonstration in a controlled laboratory environment.)

Just in time for Halloween, read more about nature’s real-life bloodsuckers:
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.c…

 

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