Monday, June 17, 2013

The Bat Jungle Monteverde Costa Rica

The Bat Jungle in Monteverde offers a world class bat exhibit where live bats fly through a simulated jungle environment. The Bat Jungle tour Guided tour takes about 45 minutes 90 live bats of 8 species in an enclosure 17m (57ft) in length Our bats fly, eat, socialize, nurse their babies and even give birth right before your eyes Exhibit features a special ultrasonic microphone that allows visitors to hear bats echolocating (biosonar) and socializing in real time Designed and operated by Dr. Richard K. Laval, a well known bat biologist Located in the heart of old Monteverde, one of Costa Rica's top attractions.