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    McCarran bridge bats!

    In the 20 years i have lived here, i have never found the time to go watch the bats under the McCarran bridge depart for their nightly feeding. Last night we were driving driving through at just the right time (about 7:15), and got to see them in action. Definitely worth checking out!
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    I agree Bill, it is pretty impressive to watch. I try to go with my parents every year. We have even seen hawks swoop down and grab a bat out of the group for dinner.

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    not sure if ill be there. just bought 100 dollars of captain morgan. So ill probably be passed out in a ditch by then, or being arrested for pissing on a cop car. never can tell. Hope i wake up ontop of the fallon courthouse this time. thatd be cool.
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    One things for sure they are carnivorous. We have lights at work like baseball fields use and you can see the bats going crazy chasing bugs at night. It's funny when the owls chase the bats too
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    not sure if ill be there. just bought 100 dollars of captain morgan. So ill probably be passed out in a ditch by then, or being arrested for pissing on a cop car. never can tell. Hope i wake up ontop of the fallon courthouse this time. thatd be cool.
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    Is this by mccarran and Greg? And usually sunset?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reno Graphics Company View Post
    Is this by mccarran and Greg? And usually sunset?
    Yes and yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty Harry View Post
    Yes and yes.
    Sweet. Im gonna have to take the kiddos down to see it. Is there anytime that's better? Like a full moon night?

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    That's awesome. I have got to check that out.

    We have a baseball field behind our house that they also use for Douglas Football. Friday night my son and I were outside watching the Bats chase the bugs when a HUGE barn owl swooped in out of nowhere and snatched a bat. Freaking awesome.

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