Vampire bat uses the sound of pets' breathing to find blood

08/4/2011 | BBC

Desmodus rotundus, also known as the Common Vampire Bat, must drink some blood each night to survive and it finds its next round of sustenance by listening for the sound of breathing prey, according to a study reported in the journal Nature. D. rotundus, one of three types of vampire bats, feeds almost solely on the blood of domestic animals.

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