“I want to suck your blood,” is Dracula’s most famous line, but is there any truth behind this iconic horror story figure (who happens to turn into a bat)? It may be that Dracula was inspired by a real-life creature – the vampire bat. Learn more about these creepy pests in the vampire bats facts below.
1. Are Vampire Bats Real?
You’ve heard tales of vampire bats and scaredy cats, but do these creatures exist? Yes, vampire bats are real. In fact, there are three species of them: the common, hairy legged and white-winged vampire bat.