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Bat Flying Over Pond

There’s a place in southern Arizona with a pond where bats fly over at night to get a drink. The owner charges a fee to come and photograph them, and it was well worth it! When it got dark, I readied my camera and waited, and they came…

The Pallid Bat is a species of bat that ranges from western Canada to central Mexico. Pallid bats do not appear to migrate any great distance as the seasons change. They will break into smaller groups and hibernate deep within crevices in canyon walls, in buildings or deep in caves where the temperature is more constant.

** This image won a place in the Top 100 in The Nature Conservancy’s 2107 Photo Contest, from almost 33,000 submissions.

Photo taken May 1, 2017 in Green Valley, Arizona.

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