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Bibliography of the vampire bats (Desmodus, Diphylla, Diaemus)

Samuel B. Linhart

Bibliography of the vampire bats (Desmodus, Diphylla, Diaemus)

by Samuel B. Linhart

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Published by Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Pecuarias in [Mexico, D.F .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Vampire bats -- Bibliography.,
  • Desmodus -- Bibliography.,
  • Diphylla -- Bibliography.

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    StatementSamuel B. Linhart.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsInstituto Nacional de Investigaciones Pecuarias (Mexico), United States. Dept. of the Interior., United States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife., Denver Wildlife Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 leaves ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21643952M

    The real vampire bats of the New World tropics may have inspired these myths and the pre-Columbian association of bats with blood sacrifice. However, the bat-vampire lore that is so prominent in modern books, pulp magazines, and movies* is not based on myths from South and Central a, Barnabas, Vampirella, and the others were born.   Vampire bat definition is - any of several bats (Desmodus rotundus, Diaemus youngi, and Diphylla ecaudata of the subfamily Desmodontinae of the family Phyllostomidae) of Mexico and Central and South America that feed on the blood of birds and mammals and especially domestic animals and that are sometimes vectors of disease and especially of rabies; also: any of several other bats (as of .

    Vampire bats have key differences in genes involved in immunity and food metabolism compared with other bats. The researchers say the bat's gut microbes are also distinct. Interview with the Vampire (Bat) While bats of course don’t actually turn into vampires, these creatures are plenty fascinating on their own without any Holywood embellishments. Learn about the characteristics of bats in this quiz. Start This Quiz.

    Vampire bats strike their victims from the ground. They land near their prey and approach it on all fours. The bats have few teeth because of their liquid diet, but those they have are razor sharp. These Vampire Bats are less abundant than the original Vampire Bats. The White Winged Vampire Bat, and the Hairy Legged Vampire Bat rely mostly on the blood from mammals. They are found in the new World Tropical and, Subtropical regions. Q Where do Vampire Bats sleep and live? A Vampire Bats sleep and, live in caves, attics, or trees.


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Bibliography of the vampire bats (Desmodus, Diphylla, Diaemus) by Samuel B. Linhart Download PDF EPUB FB2

Oversized and illustrated with colour photography throughout, this volume is a comprehensive history on bats written for a general audience.

In addition to examining all aspects of bat biology, the book helps dispel many myths about bats, such as the ideas that bats are blind. Vampire Book Bibliography. Below is a list of fiction and non-fiction vampire books. It is by no means complete.

If you know of any titles that are not included here, please send them to me. I will be updating it periodically. (I know, I know, I haven't updated it in a while, I'm getting there, have patience.).

To find the bats in Chama vases, Google Mayan bats Chama A bibliography about bats in Maya art would be another late night and we are working on several hundred other creatures and over utilitarian plants, so for today, here at least is a starting bibliography on the remarkable bats of Mesoamerica.

Vampire Bats (Naturebooks) Library Binding – July 1, by Patrick Merrick (Author) › Visit Amazon's Patrick Merrick Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Patrick Merrick. A vampire is a creature from folklore that subsists by feeding on the vital essence (generally in the form of blood) of the European folklore, vampires are undead creatures that often visited loved ones and caused mischief or deaths in the neighborhoods they inhabited while they were alive.

They wore shrouds and were often described as bloated and of ruddy or dark countenance. This chapter book covers things such as physical characteristics, habitat, hunting behavior, and the life cycle while comparing the vampire bat to other mammals.

In the back of the book is an index, a glossary, a “Vampire Trait Chart,” a selected bibliography, and additional recommended book and website resources to s: 3. Did you know that vampire bats get their name becaue they eat only blood.

They are so good at getting blood that victims often don't feel a thing. Students will learn about the vampire bat's habitat, life cycle, feeding habits, and various other scientific information--all presented with clear, interesting nonfiction text. Title. Locomotor morphology of the vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus / Related Titles.

Series: Museum of Comparative Zoology--Biodiversity Heritage Library digitization project. Series: Special publication (American Society of Mammalogists) ; no.

Altenbach, J. Scott American Society of Mammalogists. A major problem with vampire bats is that whatever information exists is scattered throughout the literature or is not recorded. There are some excellent books on the ecology and biology of bats with very little on vampire bats.

This volume fills that gap to provide an. Vampire bats, however, are warm-blooded, and the cost of staying warm means that fasting is soon fatal. The costs of keeping warm account for the absence of vampire bats from cooler parts of North, Central and South America.

Common Vampire Bats live together in structured societies that provide a. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an. Vampire bat, (family Desmodontidae), any of three species of blood-eating bats, native to the New World tropics and subtropics. The common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus), together with the white-winged vampire bat (Diaemus, or Desmodus, youngi) and the hairy-legged vampire bat (Diphylla ecaudata) are the only sanguivorous (blood-eating) common vampire bat thrives in agricultural.

The following bibliography lists many of the hundreds of scientific articles that have resulted from BATS-related research. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U. Vampire Bats book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Describes vampire bats, their habits, where they live, their hunting methods. Vampire bats are the biggest cause of rabies in Latin America. Deep in the Amazon, rabid bat bites could kill as many as 1 percent of people in some villages each year. It's a serious problem for.

Common vampire bat. The common vampire bat is found in a variety of habitats in Mexico, as well as Central and South America. Nose. Vampire bats have special sensors in their noses that help them detect the heat of blood vessels close to the skin of their prey, so they know where to bite.

Intended as a general introduction for the general reader, this book discusses the origins of bats, their anatomy, echolocation capabilities, eating habits, social organization, and classification.

It also includes chapters on bats and public health, bat conservation, people's images of bats, and vampire bats. Scientists have discovered that vampire bat saliva is better at keeping blood from clotting than any known medicine. Vampire bats may one day help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Vampire bats are one of the few bat species that are considered a pest. In Latin America, cattle raising is a growing business, and sleeping cattle attract vampire.

in Slavic folk beliefs, a corpse that comes out of the grave to harm people—to suck their blood. The vampire is known in the superstitions of the Russians (upyr’), Ukrainians (upyr vampir), Byelorussians (vupar), Poles (upiór, upierzica), Czechs (upir), Serbs (in the 15—16th centuries, upir; later, vampir), and Bulgarians (vapir, vupir).

A cult that offered sacrifices to vampires (to. A vampire turning into bat was used before Bram Stoker wrote Dracula One could answer this question by saying Bram Stoker and be halfway right—and halfway wrong.

Stoker’s seminal DRACULA cemented the idea of a vampire transforming into a bat (and also a wolf) in the public consciousness, yes, but the tradition already existed. Vampire bats seek out animals that are asleep and use their ability to sense heat to figure out the best place to take a bite.

That bite is risky. If it hurts, the animal might fight back.Amazing Facts About the Common Vampire Bat. Vampire bats tend to live in colonies in almost completely dark places, such as caves, old wells, hollow trees, and buildings.

These creatures are nocturnal and most active in the early night. Vampire bats roost alone, in .Common and scientific names of bats in text -- Bibliography -- Index.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:description\/a> \" M. Brock Fenton, a noted bat ecologist and researcher, cleverly details a myriad of aspects about this often misunderstood mammal.

In this thoroughly updated edition, the book presents more than 75 species.