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Learn About Vampire Bats!

By Ian Ableson, Education Specialist Vampires! Campfire stories and Hollywood alike have provided us with a very striking mental image of what that word should mean. Most people have at least heard of the animal associated with that name as well. But what are Vampire bats really like? Are they as terrifying as the legends would have

Seba's short-tailed bat (Carollia perspicillata)

Live Chat On Bat Appreciation Day!

Monday, April 17th is Bat Appreciation Day! And while we at explore appreciate bats every day on our Bat Cams, we’re giving a little extra attention to Seba’s Short-Tailed Fruit Bats when our partners at Organization for Bat Conservation join us for a live chat at 3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT that day. OBC tells