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Bat Flight Breakfast

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Go to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in late summer, when the baby bats first learn to fly, and you can watch a several thousand-strong colony of bats circling the Carlsbad Caverns and then plunging down with an audible 'whoosh' through the entrance with folded wings as the sun creeps over the horizon. The park rangers will serve you breakfast as they explain the bats' behavioural patterns, and when the sun is up, will lead you in after the bats on a lantern-lit cave tour. The evening event is just as spectacular, when the colony exits the cave as a single, high-speed blur.

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