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Garlic is well known to repel vampires, but scientists have discovered that the sensor that picks up the spicy ingredient in chilli is what draws blood-thirsty bats to the juciest veins.

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How do blood-thirsty vampire bats home in on veins?
« Reply #1 on: 04/08/2011 17:14:55 »
Reminds me of a song:

Home in on the veins,
Where the deer and the antelope play
 

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