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Bracken Cave: an international treasure in San Antonio’s backyard

Published on November 24, 2014
Written by Admin


On summer nights in Texas, 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from a cave in the Texas Hill Country.

Like a plume of smoke billowing from a chimney, the bats spiral into the night sky and eventually spread out over hundreds of miles in search of food. These bats make up the largest concentration of mammals in the world, and they’re right here in San Antonio’s backyard at Bracken Cave.

Read more at http://www.mysanantonio.com/default/article/Bracken-Cave-an-international-treasure-in-San-5907533.php

 

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