The New World leaf-nosed bats including sub-family Desmodontinae, the vampire bats.
Common Vampire Bat
Photograph of the teeth and information on the biology of this species, the threats it faces and conservation issues.
Hairy-legged Vampire (Diphylla ecaudata)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Honduran White Bat: Ectophylla alba
Photographs, video and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Insular Single Leaf Bat: Monophyllus plethodon
Photograph and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
The Making of “Vampire”
Long article by Adrian Warren on the biology of the vampire bats, Desmodus and Diaemus, and the problems and challenges experienced in the making of the film “Vampire” in Trinidad.
Mexican Long-nosed Bat (Leptonycteris nivalis)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Mexican Long-nosed Bat: Leptonycteris nivalis
Video and photographs with details of classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Mexican Long-tongued Bat (Choeronycteris mexicana)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Phyllostomidae: Classification
List of the genera and species of the New World leaf-nosed bats with photographs of many species, including skulls.
Vampire Bat
Article from Wikipedia on the three species, their anatomy, feeding habits and digestion, habitat and role in spreading diseaese.
The Vampire Bat
Illustrated article on these mammals which are among the most exciting of bats with an unusual social structure.
Vampire Bat Skull
Photographs showing the two big top incisors that are said to be so sharp that a vampire can make an incision without waking a sleeping animal.
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