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THE BATS OF TEXAS EPISODE CLIP

Updated on October 30, 2023

Did you know Dr. Rae and Peter go batty for bats? Learn why our co-hosts love these animals in the Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild episode, “The Bats of Texas.”

Join Peter and Dr. Rae on an awe-inspiring trip to the bat capital of the world, where they witness the nightly mass emergence of 20 million Mexican freetail bats. Peter joins bat rescue experts who are helping to get these little creatures back on their wings. Dr. Rae heads deep underground to help vaccinate bats against a disease that is wreaking havoc on the species. Finally, Peter and Dr. Rae help release rehabilitated bats back to their own kind on Congress Bridge in Austin, Texas.

Get a sneak peek by going behind the scenes of the bats episode.

Watch the episode Saturday morning on NBC’s “The More You Know” programming block. Check your local listings for airtimes or learn about other ways to watch here.

Missed the episode? Stream “The Bats of Texas” free on NBC.com.

Looking for more bat facts? Read all about bats here.

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