Wednesday, January 11, 2017

"Wild vampire bats are now sucking blood from humans at night"

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“We were quite surprised,” says Bernard. “This species isn’t adapted to feed on the blood of mammals.”

The bats typically target large birds at night-time, sucking a spoonful of blood from a single animal as a meal.

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“They are adapting to their environment and exploiting the new resources,”