The hole in the ground filled with 1.7 million bats!
“Some of you might shiver at the thought, some will just shrug and think, ‘that’s just a natural occurrence, a fact of life’. Now imagine a million bats… or 1.8 million to be exact… could you fathom such an abundance of warm-bloodied creatures flying above your head? As amazing as that might sound, it is also a real and true happening at the Island Garden City of Samal. The Rousetteus amplexicaudatus, or Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bat, along with 1.8 million of its relatives and friends, has made its home at the Monfort Bat Cave that lies in a 24-hectare property owned by Norma Monfort.”