The former Indian Caverns, now known as the state Fish and Boat Commission’s Franklinville Access, in Franklin Township, has seen an increase in hibernating bats.

As of December, 25 bats spanning four separate species are hibernating in the caverns, reported Greg Turner, supervisor of the protected mammals segment of the state Game Commission recovery division. “On tour, with the owner, I counted four bats in 2016.”

Meredith can be reached at mpeachey@huntingdondailynews.com.

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