Sarnitsa mine

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An old mine that recreates the conditions of a cave and offers good conditions for bats.

This gallery is one of the few artificial habitats in which protected bat species form colonies. From may to august they raise their pups and from november to march – hibernate. The gallery is inhabited by several species of bats, including Greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis), Lesser mouse-eared bat (Myotis blythii), Mediterranean horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus euryale), Greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum) and Mehely’s horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mehelyi).

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