Bandelier National Monument - rqf
Bat Cave. The vertical opening in the cliff in the left ceter of the picture is the home to 10,000 bats in the summer. The opening is the lower part of a large vertical cave buried high in the cliff carved from thousands of years of erosion by water entering at the top.

Bat Cave. The vertical opening in the cliff in the left ceter of the picture is the home to 10,000 bats in the summer. The opening is the lower part of a large vertical cave buried high in the cliff carved from thousands of years of erosion by water entering at the top.