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Lewisburg Limestone Mine, Ohio - Indiana Bat Hibernaculum

 

This is the entrance to the abandoned Lewisburg Mine in Ohio, home to Ohio's largest hibernating population of Indiana bats
Indiana bats hibernate in clusters on the mine ceiling.
 
This tri-colored bat is one of many of species that hibernate in the mines.
Biologists found bats infected with white-nose syndrome in the mine. These are little brown bats.
Last updated: February 9, 2017