Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Incredible Bat Flights (right now) at Carlsbad Caverns!

Last night Jennifer was to present the Carlsbad Caverns N.P. Bat Flight Program. Folks were seated in the amphitheater, the sky was incredible and we even had a rainbow! But nature - ever oblivious to the whims of man - had other ideas. The bats flew...

...before the program even started!:

While some of us got to just sit and enjoy the best bat flight of the summer (by many accounts), others still had to work: here's Jennifer answering bat questions:

Our friend Kristin Johnson also answered hundreds of questions from fixated visitors:

The bats flew out of the cave in a thick and steady stream for a couple of hours straight!:

The bats were off feeding for the night and all of us lucky folks were treated to yet another beautiful New Mexico sky:


  1. Really makes you wonder what triggers them to head out of the cave!

    I love bats!


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