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:

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:

Bats, butterflies, and gators — that’s us!

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