hairy-legged vampire bat

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Related to hairy-legged vampire bat: bats, Desmodus rotundus, Common Vampire Bat
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Noun1.hairy-legged vampire bat - similar in size and habits to Desmodus rotundus; of tropical America including southern California and Texas
true vampire bat, vampire bat - any of various tropical American bats of the family Desmodontidae that bite mammals and birds to feed on their blood
Diphylla, genus Diphylla - vampire bats
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This bat and the world's two other vampire bat species, the hairy-legged vampire bat and the white-winged vampire bat, are the only mammals that eat just blood.
There were other fantastical research that were recognized such as the investigation of human blood as food for the hairy-legged vampire bat (Ig Nobel in Zoology)!
Observations of the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) and the hairy-legged vampire bat (Diphylla ecaudata) in captivity.