Bat Volcano Erupts at Night

Clip: Season 39 Episode 13 | 1m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

More than three million bats live in the caves of Calakmul. To avoid being eaten by predators, they form a living tornado, or "bat volcano," when they fly. In this whirling mass, it’s almost impossible for their predators to choose a target.

Aired: 06/30/21

Rating: NR

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