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Why are there bats all over this site?
The Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, located in the heart of downtown Austin, hosts the largest urban bat colony of Mexican Free-tailed bats. This colony is estimated at 1.5 million bats. As a maternity colony, these bats raise an estimated 750,000 pups each year on the bridge. They eat large amounts of insects, which keeps the city safe from pesticides.