Bats of Mammoth Cave

  title={Bats of Mammoth Cave},
  author={S. C. Thomas and Rickard Toomey},
Bats that inhabit caves have been misunderstood and maligned for centuries. Yet they seem mysteriously to draw researchers and visitors alike to their underground dwellings for a glimpse into their world. Indeed some species of bats spend more than 80% of their life in caves. Still they must leave the cave to obtain food when it is accessible. The food for these nocturnal true-flying mammals in the Mammoth Cave area is insects, exclusively. The consumption of large quantities of night-flying… Expand
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