10 Dec 2015

Dr Heiko Wittmer - The Vampire Squirrel

From Nights, 7:10 pm on 10 December 2015

There has been a search going on for the rare, elusive, very bushy-tailed and blood thirsty 'vampire' squirrel, which lives in the jungles of Borneo.

Dead deer and chickens have been found nearby with only their hearts and livers eaten, some locals believe the squirrel did it.

Conservation biologist from Victoria University of Wellington Dr. Heiko Wittmer has been on the squirrel's trail.

He talks to Bryan Crump about this mysterious creature and the video he captured of it.


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