Vampire bats are more often associated with horror stories than heartwarming rom-coms, which is why this might come as some surprise: female vampire bats have tight friendships. Gerry Carter, post-doctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), and colleagues discovered that not only are these bloodthirsty bats loyal to their female family members, but they also form close friendships for support.
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