10/12/2013, 10/13/2013, 10/14/2013: 1 & 3 p.m.
Gone Batty! Live Bat Encounter
At the Clay Family Picnic Pavilions.
Meet a Big Brown Bat from North America and come face-to-face with the largest bat in the world, the Gigantic Flying Fox of Malaysia. Find out how to help protect these unique mammals.
Rob Mies, conservation biologist, bat expert, author, and executive director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, shares information concerning the benefits of bats, the need for their conservation, and what can be done to help these unique mammals. He invites everyone to step into the mysterious world of bats and explore their benefits, habitats, and nocturnal strategies.