My vet is a bat expert, has a bat house in her parking lot, and regularly has orphaned baby bats hanging from the collar of her lab jacket and a QTip and formula in her pocket so she feed them on schedule. The University of Florida has the two largest occupied bat houses in the world:
University of Florida Bat Houses
Lubee Bat Conservancy is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to saving fruit bats and their habitats…
Hordes of people gather in the evening to watch the bats emerge. Amazing to watch.
And, we have the Lubee Bat Conservatory is also here — they are the ones that have the annual bat festival:
Lubee Bat Conservancy
Lubee facilitates research that leads to a greater understanding of bats, ecosystems, and human health. Lubee supports…
Bats, butterflies, and gators — that’s us!