The Bat Jungle, Monteverde

4.4
#1 of 14 in Zoos & Aquariums in Costa Rica
Learn about some of nature's most misunderstood creatures at The Bat Jungle. The animal research and observation facility seeks to dispel some of the common misconceptions regarding the winged beasts by teaching about the diversity of bat species, their habitats, their behavior, and the importance they have in many cultures. From behind a glass screen, watch 40 live bats of seven different species flying around a large enclosure, designed to look just like a cloud forest at nighttime. Listen to the ultrasonic echolocation calls and social calls of the bats as they fly around, with the usually undetectable sounds translated through a special receiver. For The Bat Jungle and beyond, use our Monteverde trip planner to get the most from your Monteverde vacation.
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  • They are racists, if 2 people in Spanish and 6 in English only made the tour in English, apparently your money is worth more and fatal treatment.
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  • It was very interesting to be able to view the animals up close and have learned much. You then see them in nature with different eyes.
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  • Family owned, friendly, and funny. This was a must see for Monteverde. Great hands on activities and loads of information.  more »
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  • Small but beautiful place with dedicated owners and staff who really love the animals they are responsible for. We got a very personal and enthusiastic tour and learned a lot. Watching the bats eating is something I would never get tired of.
  • Such a unique experience, the staff is very passionate and has a lot of information to share. Kids would love this place!!
  • Friendly and helpful tour guide, there's a dog that always hangs around there and she's the sweetest thing ever
  • Very informative... cool bats! Worth an hour of your time after your hike! Same building as the Argentinian restaurant. Belgian guide was very good...
  • Nice and expert guide told us many new things with passion for his beloved animals

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