2 million bats live under the Congress Bridge in Austin, Texas


The largest urban bat colony lives under the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin, Texas.

The colony is made up of an estimated 2.0 million Mexican free-tailed bats!

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Now look at the 2 million bats emerging from under the Congress Avenue bridge to consume over 30,000 pounds of insects per night. Amazing!

In this video you even here the bats screaming!

Finally a video of one of the 100’000 ecotourists visiting the bridge each year:

Impressive phenomenon and animal behavior!

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