Step Into The World's Largest Bat Colony

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At its peak, the Bracken Bat Cave is home to 270 tons of bats, which is the largest congregation of not only bats, but of any warm-blooded animal in the world. The Mexican free-tailed bats that frequent the cave are migratory, and head to the Bracken Cave in spring to rear their pups.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The Bracken Bat Cave bat preserve is where nearly 10 million bats make their roosts during summer months. 00:05

  2. At its peek, the Bracken Bat Cave houses the largest congregation of warm-blooded animals on the planet. 00:41

  3. Bats are essential ecologically in habitats ranging from deserts to rain forests. 03:51

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