University of Florida Bat House, Gainesville

#2 of 8 in Wildlife in Gainesville
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
The University of Florida is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a 2000acre campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906.The University of Florida is one of sixty-two elected member institutions of the Association of American Universities, the association of preeminent North American research universities, and the only AAU member university in Florida. The University is classified as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. After the Florida state legislature's creation of performance standards in 2013, the Florida Board of Governors designated the University of Florida as one of the two "preeminent universities" among the twelve universities of the State University System of Florida. For 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida as the ninth best public university in the United States.
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  • An amazing experience... tens of thousands of bats emerging just after sunset! Easy to park up and watch. About 30-40 others doing the same the night we visited. Highly recommended!  more »
  • Very cool to see thousands of bats come out at sunset. Bring a chair and enjoy the show. We enjoyed it.  more »

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