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October 28, 2021

Vampire bats hunt with 'friends' in wild

Researchers have found that vampire bats that form bonds in captivity and continue those "friendships" in the wild will also hunt together.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant IOS 2015928.]

Learn more in the Ohio State University news story Vampire bats may coordinate with ‘friends’ over a bite to eat. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 28, 2021)

Credit: Brock Fenton

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