Bat Festival At Onondaga Cave State Park

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LEASBURG, MO (KTVI) - The Missouri State Parks are unveiling a new U-Haul image honoring the State of Missouri.  The image showcases the red bat and Onondaga Cave State Park.

Students are invited to attend programs on April 20.  They will learn about how bats use complex sounds to greet, direct, warn and play with each other and will discover more about bat communication and how it affects human lives.

One of the nation`s foremost authorities on bats Rob Miles will speak about bats from around the world.  He  the benefits bats provide, why we need to conserve them and what the public can do to help these unique mammals. Miles will also offer a 'Live Bat Encounter.'

WHEN: April 20-21, 2012  Friday April 20 - 10:30 am; Saturday April 21 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Onondaga Cave State Park Visitor`s Center, 7556 Highway H, Leasburg, MO 65535
To learn more about Onondaga Cave State Park and bat discoveries, visit www.mostateparks.com.

To learn more about Rob Miles, visit http://www.batconservation.org/drupal/director-bio

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