Gerry Carter Holding Desmotus rotundus (IMAGE) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Caption Gerry Carter holding Desmotus rotundus. This research was done in a captive colony of vampire bats in Gamboa, Panama. Gerry Carter, now assistant professor at The Ohio State University, supervised this research. Credit Beth King, STRI Usage Restrictions Please credit: Beth King, STRI License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.