Best Of 2021

Best urban wildlife: Laurel Street bridge bats

Laurel Street bridge bats

As the sun goes down over the Riverwalk in downtown Tampa, treat yourself to the fluttering spectacle of the Laurel Street bridge bats as they take to the night in search of pesky insects. Straight from underneath and through gaps in the structure they emerge from both sides of the overpass by the dozens. Stand at a safe distance, don’t interfere or disturb, and observe the display of these metropolitan nocturnal hunters.

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