Watching 10-12 Million Bats Take Flight in Texas
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Watching 10-12 Million Bats Take Flight in Texas

I got into Concan in the Texas Hill Country late on Thursday afternoon for the first Women Who Wander Outdoor Retreat over the weekend. I was leading hikes and speaking so I arrived the night before most everyone else. As I was chatting with the organizers, I mentioned I might go see the bats….10 to … Continue reading

Going Batty
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Going Batty

Not every city can claim a bat colony, but Houston can.  At the Waugh Drive Bat Colony at sunset, a cloud of bats takes flight, almost nightly.  More than 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from underneath the bridge at sunset for their nightly flight to feed on insects. Bet you didn’t know bats show up … Continue reading