Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats FACT SHEET (2,500 Square Feet)
EXHIBIT TITLE: "Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats"
EXHIBIT PRODUCER: Evergreen Exhibitions, San Antonio, TX
HIGHLIGHTS: "Masters of the Night" is a touring museum/zoo exhibit featuring special effects, interactive displays, and a Gothic castle.
An 18th-century Neo-Gothic portal leading into the exhibit provides examples of folklore and myths.
Real-life behaviors such as roosting and hibernation, bat fossils, guano, hands-on sensory activities, baby bat nursery, simulated emergence of bats from cave at dusk.
Hands-on activities relating to echolocation (sonar ability), pollination, diet, flight and conservation..
PURPOSE: A fun learning experience which dispels the myths about bats, describes their ecological importance and provides an understanding of the world's most misunderstood animal.
EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENTS: Educators' activity books are available for pre-kindergarten through 8th-grade groups. Activity books are available when tours are scheduled through the museum.