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Learn about the world’s only flying mammal at this FREE public lecture! Bats are the true night shift, taking to the dusky skies while we sleep, eating millions of insects, dispersing tropical seeds and pollinating desert flowers.

Cullen Geiselman with Bat

Discover their benefits to the natural world with bat expert Cullen Geiselman and ask her all your ‘batty’ questions! She will discuss:

  • The world’s 300+ species of nectar-feeding bats
  • Their adaptations and the plants they pollinate
  • The benefits they provide to ecosystems and people
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  • 2 p.m. – Bats: The Hummingbirds and Sunbirds of the Night Presentation by Cullen Geiselman
  • 2:30 p.m. – Audience Q&A

While the event activities are FREE, there is an admission charge for the Amazing Pollinators and Butterfly Rainforest exhibits.


Name: Tiffany Ireland, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2061



Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000


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