Wednesday, 4 July 2012

MULU CAVES 2july12

we had a short flight to gunung mulu national park to see the mulu caves and do the canopy walk.stayed at matamau lodge-nice,with lots of timber.after lunch we met our guide david,went to park hq to register,then a long boardwalk through jungle to lang's cave-lots of pretty-ites.then Deer cave-huge,and home to a lot of swifts,and several million bats.the mell where the extensive bat guano was washed into cave stream by recent rain was amazing.then we had a break awaiting bats leaving cave-this started at 6pm,small groups of several thousand,about every 20 seconds for 20 minutes,then a continuos sream,forming amazinf fast moving spiral patterns.

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