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Spectral Bat : Maximum Bat

The Spectral Bat (Vampyrum spectrum – which is pretty cool as scientific names go) is the biggest bat in the Americas, and the biggest carnivorous bat in the world. A properly high-ranking predator in its environment, out there in the darkness enjoying a diet that makes its insectivorous, piscivorous and frugivorous relatives look like they’re hardly even trying …

It deserves, I think, to be better known, so here’s my tiny contribution to putting that right …

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Read on below for show notes, including photos and film and links to further info on the wonderful world of meat-eating bats …