Movements of cave bats in southeastern Brazil, with emphasis on the population ecology of the common vampire bat
, Desmodus rotundus (Chiroptera).
Others, like the common vampire bat
, "can be nasty little creatures," he adds.
3%) species was the common vampire bat
(Desmodus rotundus); the other 14 species accounted for 0.
Of the 1,100 known present-day bat species, the lesser short-tailed bat and the American common vampire bat
are the only two known to walk on the ground.
The common vampire bat
(Desmodus rotundus), which Riskin studies, prefers cattle as a blood source.
Outbreak of human rabies in Madre de Dios and Puno, Peru, due to contact with the common vampire bat
, Desmodus rotundus.