Gainesville, Fl - Why else put a bilingual sign on University of Florida's new bat house? Or any sign at all for that matter.
As you might recall, the old bat house collapsed two months ago and 200,000 bats were homeless. That's bad news because these creepy critters earn their keep by eating about a ton of live insects daily.
So a new bat house was built.
Louis Schilling, the project manager, must have really wanted to spread the welcome bat mat.
He added the "vacancy" sign in English and Spanish as a nod to the possibility that Mexican free-tailed bats would roost inside.