Tetrapod Zoology

The vampires are coming..

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Watch this space. Full post to appear within next few hours. Keep these thoughts in mind; (1) vampire bats increase dramatically in numbers when megafauna (like modern livestock) are abundant; (2) there were lots more megafaunal elements in the Pleistocene than there are today. Hmm…

Comments

  1. #1 s. zeilenga
    February 8, 2007

    Isn’t Megafauna just a cool word? One of my favorites for sure. Megafauna megafauna… ahhh…

    although, cows are nothing compared to giant sloths and stuff.

    z.

  2. #2 Paul Volkov
    February 8, 2007

    Can vampire bats walk on two legs?

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