Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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This streaming video shows the hunting behavior of one species of bat, the woolly false vampire bat, Chrotopterus auritus, as it hunts down another species of bat, a frugivorous wrinkled-faced bat, Centurio senex, then kills and eats it. For some odd reason, this video reminds me of Wall Street [1:23]

Comments

  1. #1 Darren Naish
    April 2, 2009

    Very cool.. but that narration is appalling: the false vampire isn’t doing anything like ‘blood drinking’, it’s just eating it.

  2. #2 MattK
    April 2, 2009

    Yes, very cool. I also think the narration is terrible. National Geographic seems to be slipping. I suppose now that they have their own channel they need to produce enough populist bilge to fill the airwaves.

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