Vampire bats in cave in Panama, filmed in high definition
Vampcam Sample clip
Vampires feeding partners across a barrier
PhD fundraising video:
Vocal recognition in white-winged vampire bats:
Food sharing (1990, Trials of Life, BBC):
Food sharing behavior in common vampire bats
Food begging behavior in white-winged vampire bats
Vampire bat detects surveillance camera
Non-maternal grooming of a pup
Should we kill vampire bats?
A talk on my research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Do vampire bats have friends? (BBC)
Animal friendship talk by Lauren Brent (TED)
Richard Dawkins on how selfish genes can explain altruistic traits (Channel 4)
Robert Seyfarth on baboons and the evolutionary origins of friendship (Annual Reviews)
People often ask me for pictures of vampire bats. Many of the ones you find via Google Search are not great. These ones are by Uwe Schmidt, myself, and others and are available to use under a Creative Commons License (click on images for more information).
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Not a great photo, but hard to get color photo of food sharing. Here’s more.
For a great picture of a white-winged vampire bat, see this one by Dan Riskin.
Pictures of captive vampire bats by Rachel Moon:
Also, see Arkive.org.
If you would like to share good-quality images for vampire bats under the same or similar license, you can send them to me and I will post them here. Or you can post a link in the comments below.