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The Ghost Bat (Macroderma gigas) is a Halloween Horror!

These spooky, pale spectres of the night come from northern Australia and, with a wingspan of about 2 feet across, they’re the biggest species within a family of bats known as the False Vampire Bats.

Their lack of a corporeal form has done nothing for their manners. Ghost Bats are BRUTAL! They swoop on other bats, lizards, rodents and other prey, hold them down with a thumb claw and kill them with a bite to the head or neck.

So it looks like some vampires are even WORSE after you’ve staked them through the heart!

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Images: S J Bennett/burningwell.org

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