Illustration of a black bat with white eyes with red text on a yellow background.
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"Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats" was an exhibit which ran at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago from June 17th - September 4th of 1995. It explored and showcased the museum's research and collections through both real-life and mythical interactive experiences - some of which contained live bats. The interactive portions of the exhibit ranged from a re-created cave interior and rain forest environment, a Neo-Gothic style castle, and a portal exposing the upside-down view of a bat's world. By experiencing the exhibit, visitors were better able to understand the ecological importance of bats, explore other international bat projects of the time, and realize the difference between true bat facts and common misconceptions about the creatures. The traveling exhibit was developed by BBH Exhibits, Inc. working with Dr. Merlin Tuttle of Bat Conservation International while the museum's promotional partnering for the exhibit was with American Airlines.
In the Field: the Bulletin of the Field Museum of Natural History article: https://archive.org/stream/field66E#page/n1/mode/2up