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Hang with the Bats

November 21, 2020 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until December 31, 2020

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until May 28, 2021

Daily at 3:30 p.m.

Head to Canary’s Call to meet a different kind of winged creature: a colony of Malayan Flying Foxes, a megabat species from Malaysia with a nearly 5-foot wingspan. Learn from an expert about the unique behaviors and adaptations of these fruit-eating featherless friends, and find out why bats are so important to the ecosystem.

Included with admission.

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