Texas’ Bracken Bat Cave Is Home To The Largest Bat Colony In The World

Birdwatching is cool and all, but have you ever heard of bat watching? Bracken Bat Cave near San Antonio happens to boast the world’s largest Mexican free-tailed bat population, and you can see the amazing creatures firsthand every summer. Since all the 2020 viewing nights were cancelled, it’s definitely something to look forward to next year! For now, learn all about what makes this place so neat:

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Visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife and Bat Conservation International websites to learn more.

Have you ever attended a Member Night at Bracken Bat Cave? If so, tell us all about your experience in the comments! Check out our previous article for more caves in Texas whose rock walls harbor fascinating secrets.

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