Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Davao: Monfort Bat Cave

The Monfort Bat Colony, located in the Monfort Cave on the Samal Island on Mindanao, Philippines, is the largest colony of Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bats (Rousetteus amplexicaudatus). As per an estimate from Bat Conservation International in 2006, the population in the Monfort Cave was approximately 1.8 million.
Bat Colony

The Monfort Bat Cave in Samal Island was recognized by Guinness as the world’s largest colony of Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bats or Rousetteus amplexicaudatus. The award was given February of 2010.

some of the 1.8 million residents of Monfort Cave


  1. Sweet shots. I love seeing new places through the eyes of photo bloggers. Thanks for the great view!

  2. how often do you travel? ang dami.. gonna check your digital photography too :)

  3. Thanks for dropping by Melissa :)

  4. @ Kathleen: Naku ndi naman ganun kadami. But if time and budget allows, alis agad :) Travel and Photography are both my passion kaya I give time and effort to enjoy its benefits. More power to your blog as well.



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