TITLE

Vampire Bat

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Vampire Bat, a bat that feeds on fresh blood. A number of large, fruit-eating bats are miscalled vampire bats. True vampire bats have upper incisor teeth shaped like canines. There are three species, found in various areas of Latin America.
ACCESSION #
37310251

 

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