Vampire bat

Discover the intriguing world of vampire bats and learn about their unique characteristics. Find out how vampire bats survive and thrive, and explore their important role in the ecosystem.
If a Bat shows up, it means:Let go of those habits & attachments that no longer serve you. Welcome changes that are long overdue. The ordeal that you are facing is a necessary part of your transformation into a more spiritually directed life. It’s time to confront & conquer your fears,doing so will bring dramatic & beneficial changes. Mingle & socialize more with others, perhaps by joining classes or group activities of interest. From the Handbook Animal Spirit Guides by, Steven D. Farmer Energy Arts, Psychic Vampire, Bat Facts, Bat Photos, Bat Species, Bat Flying, Animal Spirit Guide, Animal Spirit Guides, Animal Guides

If a Bat shows up, it means:Let go of those habits & attachments that no longer serve you. Welcome changes that are long overdue. The ordeal that you are facing is a necessary part of your transformation into a more spiritually directed life. It’s time to confront & conquer your fears,doing so will bring dramatic & beneficial changes. Mingle & socialize more with others, perhaps by joining classes or group activities of interest. From the Handbook Animal Spirit Guides by, Steven D. Farmer

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amber raver
Scientists, Vampire Bats, Bat Species, Small Frog, Vampire Bat, Photo Competition, Wildlife Conservation, Central America, Dracula

Scientists have figured out why vampire bats are the only mammals that can survive on a diet of just blood. They compared vampire bats to 26 other bat species and identified 13 genes that are missing or no longer work in vampire bats. Over the years, those gene tweaks helped them adapt to a blood diet rich in iron and protein but with minimal fats or carbohydrates. The bats live in South and Central America and steal blood from livestock and other animals. The researchers reported their…

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Vlada
"Smile for the Camera" - Tough Guy (cropped and desaturated photo from Matt Reinbold) Animal Kingdom, Ugly Animals, Baby Bats, Creatures Of The Night, Beautiful Creatures, Animals Beautiful, Animals And Pets, Mammals, Animals Wild

This is "Tough Guy", and I think he's a big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus, based on what I can see of his dentition, the shape of his tragus, and from what I've gathered from the other bats I've caught in the building. I forget what number Tough Guy is this season, I lose track of these things. But anyway, he's a male as far as I can tell, which is rare compared to females. For those that don't know, I do bat rescue in the dormitories here. He's really quite nice, but likes to put on his tough…

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Jamison Novak