Vampire bat food sharing: the backstory

To get the full story on vampire bat food sharing, you can read Jerry Wilkinson’s popular article in Scientific American or his original paper in Nature.

For a quick intro, David Attenborough covered the topic nicely too:

Here is our own footage from common vampires:

and white-winged vampires:

Finally, there’s a Radiolab episode featuring an interview with Jerry Wilkinson.

About Gerry Carter

I study the behavioral, sensory, and social ecology of vampire bats.
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