Witness the mass exit of nearly 400,000 Mexican bats as they flood the evening sky above Carlsbad Caverns. In July and August, baby bats join the colony.

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  • Just before sundown, every night between late April and early November, about 300,000 bats (5,000 per minute) spiral out of the Carlsbad Cavern's Natural Entrance. Watch in awe from the small amphitheater surrounding the cave entrance.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
New Mexico

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