This cave shelters the world’s largest remaining bat colony, some 10 – 20 million bats. They consume 100 to 200 tons of insects nightly, mostly crop pests, a huge benefit to Texas farmers.
WHAT IS MTBC?
Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation is the most recent contribution by Merlin Tuttle to the world of bats. With over 50 years of in-depth knowledge and experience Merlin Tuttle, renowned bat expert, educator and wildlife photographer founded MTBC with one true goal in mind; teaching the world to understand and appreciate the vital contributions bats make to human beings and the world we live in.