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Archive: Jan 2017

Bats, Bats, and more Bats!

We see bat imagery all over Austin, many Austinites have yet to experience one of the most incredible sights that takes place along one of our busiest streets every year from March to November. Underneath the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge lives the largest urban bat colony in North America. When they emerge in…

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January 31, 2017

Where do we meet for our tour?

We meet in front of Frank. Housed in a high-end space, but serving gourmet variations of “lowbrow” cuisine, Frank has put a new twist on a classic American favorite: the hot dog. The design-forward restaurant is open from the early morning hours and late into the night, offering delivery service and breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night menus featuring traditional hot…

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January 24, 2017

Make your life more Exciting!

  Sometimes we wonder why or how to put more excitement in our lives.  For whatever reason, here is a few suggestions to create or improve one’s life, making it look like you at least have some kind of life, even if it isn’t the most exciting life ever.     Always be doing something.

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January 17, 2017

Every wonder why you seem to go nowhere when you paddle?

I get a lot of customers ask me why they seem to no go anywhere when they are paddling.  Paddling is a art form like most skill we try to acquire.  Proper paddle technic is a must to achieve speed and not wear yourself out at the same time.  This takes time like anything else…

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January 10, 2017

Where are the bats now?

  Are you planning to come to Austin, Tx to see a sky full of bats during October to February?  Hold on!  You will be asking yourself where did all the bats go?  We will have over 2 million bats living under the Congress bridge and about 1.5 million are pregnant female moms in the summer. …

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January 7, 2017

Bat Facts

The bats under the bat bridge consume between 8,000 to 35,000 pounds of insects per night. Some bats can live to be up to 30 years old Mother bats only give birth to a single bat each year. The bats birth weight is only 1/3 that of its mother. Bats are mammals and nurse their young. Bat can travel up to 60mpg and 10,000 feet high! Magnificent creatures

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January 6, 2017

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