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Sawyers Cave Bat Gate.

The Forest Service constructed this gate after the hibernation site for Townsend's big-eared bats was listed on a geocache web site. Visitors to the cave during the winter disrupted hibernation, causing abandonment of the cave, and potential death of the bats.

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  • Uploaded on June 1, 2010
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    by Jim Nieland
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D40X
    • Taken on 2010/05/21 18:30:20
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 22.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO1600
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired