Are BATS really the notorious, secretive creatures their sinister reputations make them out to be? Fort Parker is home to several species of bats. Come join us and learn the thrilling truths about these mysterious predators of the night!

When Sep 06, 2014
from 08:00 PM to 08:45 PM Every week until Sep 27, 2014
Where Fort Parker State Park
Contact Name Park Staff
Contact Phone (254) 562-5751
Attendees Fun for all ages!

In cultures all over the world, bats have captured the imagination of storytellers and audiences alike.  These storytellers have attributed mysterious, supernatural qualities to these animals.  Bats are the only mammals that can fly, and they live much of their lives hanging upside down.  Most species are only active at night, dusk and dawn, spending their days in dark caves.  We'll sort out the facts from the myths and see how bats do the amazing things they do.  We'll also look at the many ways in which bats help humans and discover what could happen if these animals aren't preserved.

Bring a lawn chair as seating is limited. Held at the Open Pavilion in Fort Parker State Park.  Accessible for the mobility impaired.  The program is free with paid park entrance fee or a State Park Pass.

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