Vampire Bats Found to Carry Infectious Bacteria at High Rates (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption Common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) captured in Belize. Credit Becker, et al (2018) Usage Restrictions CC BY 4.0: Redistribution allowed with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.