false-vampire

false vampire

noun
any large, carnivorous bat of the families Megadermatidae and Phyllostomatidae, of Africa, Asia, and Australia, erroneously reputed to suck the blood of animals and humans.
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false vampire
 
n
any large insectivorous bat of the family Megadermatidae, of Africa, S and SE Asia, and Australia. They eat insects and small vertebrates but do not feed on blood

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