They might be a far cry from actual vampires, such as the likes of Alucard or Edward Cullen, but vampire bats are nifty little creatures that are charming in their own right.
Don’t let their fearsome name fool you – they’re relatively harmless. Do you know enough to be an expert on these bloodsucking critters?
How many vampire bat species are currently known to exist?
All vampire bats belong to one subfamily known as…
A vampire bat’s wingspan can grow as large as ______ centimeters.
What do you call a group of vampire bats?
Vampire bats feed so gently and delicately that they can drink an animal’s blood without being noticed for more than ____ minutes.
Compared to other bats, vampire bats have fewer teeth. Why?
A.They have poor dental hygiene.
B.Their teeth fall out at a young age.
C.They do not have to chew their food.
D.Their saliva dissolves teeth over time.
Vampire bat saliva has a protein that can clot blood twenty times as effectively as medical clotting agents. This protein is called…
Vampire bats live…
C.in groups with no more than five members
D.in large colonies
Where can you find the natural habitat of vampire bats?
A.Central and Eastern Europe
B.Central and South America
C.Southeast Asia and Australia
D.North America and Canada
Vampire bats can feed on the blood of several different animals, although they prefer…
When are vampire bats most active?
The eyesight of a vampire bat is excellent in low-light conditions. They can see cows and other animals in the dark from a maximum distance of _____ meters.
Which of these is not a primary predator of the vampire bat?
Which bat behavior is unique to vampire bats?
A.They adopt baby bats whose parents are gone
B.They can fly in the dark
C.They use echolocation to track prey
D.They can live and sleep upside down.
How long do most vampire bats live in the wild?
D.They are immortal