Common Vampire Bat | 12
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Their bad rap drives them batty!

It’s Kingdom: Animalia - A Zoology Podcast for Kids’ 1st Anniversary! Do Vampire Bats drink human blood (**SPOILER ALERT: NO**)? Do bats deserve their bad reputation? Have people gone to war over bat poop? Did scientists have Common Vampire Bats go to the gym? Are Vampire Bats actually very nice to each other? Today with your host, Devon, and co-hosts, Chet and Cap, on Kingdom: Animalia’s 1st ANNIVERSARY episode, you will learn everything there is to know about the Common Vampire Bat, Desmodus rotundus.

The riddle for the next episode is “I hold the non-human record of knowing the most English words, I come in many different colors, I’m the most common of the pet birds. Who am I?” You can send in your answers, questions, and episode suggestions to and our website is at


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Until next time, keep exploring this amazing Kingdom: Animalia.

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