False vampire bats live in open, arid habitats in Australia, and in savanna woodlands or the more arid areas of Africa and India.

A greater false vampire bat (Megaderma lyra) diving for a mouse. (Photo by Stephen Dalton/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)
A group of Australian false vampire bats (Macroderma gigas), also A heart-nosed bat (Cardioderma cor) roosting. (Photo by Harald Schütz. known as ghost bats, hanging in a cave. (Photo by © Eric and David Reproduced by permission.) Hosking/Corbis. Reproduced by permission.)
African yellow-winged bat (Lavia frons) roosting on a small tree branch. (Photo by Michael Fogden. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by per-

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