December 9, 2012

Municipal Bat Roost

At first, I thought, "Oh, they made it look like a little building,"  but then my perception of scale completely readjusted.

San Antonio, TX
1910

4 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

Freaky! I wonder how many million bats could roost in that thing? And what inspired the community to build it?

mr. downtown said...

To get rid of malaria. Check it out: http://www.batcon.org/index.php/media-and-info/bats-archives.html?task=viewArticle&magArticleID=397

May said...

Is it wrong that I want to live in that building? Sans bats, of course.

mr. downtown said...

There is still one in Florida, unused.