• Vampire Bat

    Vampire Bats are bats whose food source is blood, a dietary trait called hematophagy. Three extant bat species feed solely on blood: The common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus), the hairy-legged vampire bat (Diphylla ecaudata), and the White-Winged Vampire Bat (Diaemus youngi). All three species are native to the Americas, ranging…

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  • Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

    Crotalus adamanteus, commonly known as the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, among other names, is a venomous pit viper belonging to the family Viperidae. This specific species of rattlesnake is endemic to southeastern United States. It is the heaviest, though not longest, venomous snake in America and is also the largest rattlesnake…

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