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The Plague Bats are the main antagonists of the 1979 American horror film Nightwing.

A series of mysterious cattle mutilations on the Hopi Indian reservation in New Mexico is discovered to be the work of a colony of vampire bats infected with the bubonic plague.

Appearance

The Plague Bats are large black bats.

Powers and Abilities

The Plague Bats possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth
  • Flight
  • Echolocation
  • Infection of other animals

Fate

The bats are eventually trapped in a cave, which is then filled with fire.

Trivia

  • The film is based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Martin Cruz Smith, who also wrote the film's screenplay.

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