Sebastian Stockmaier (IMAGE) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Caption How do social interactions change in the face of illness? As humans face potential global pandemics we look to nature for examples. Close observation of another highly social animal, the vampire bat, sheds light on how interactions change -- or do not change -- as individuals become sick. Credit Rachel Page, STRI Usage Restrictions Please credit: Rachel Page, 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.