Cave crickets. Also called Camel Crickets The like dark, moist places. They are harmless. These photos were taken in Rockcastle County caves.
These photos were taken in Rockcastle County caves. Either a Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat or Virginia Big-eared Bat. Virginia big-eared bats are pale to dark brown on the back and light brown underneath. In contrast, Rafinesque's big-eared bats are gray-brown on the back with whitish underparts.
The bedrock in karst areas is hollow in places.
These photos were taken in Rockcastle County caves.
Echo Auditorium in Great Saltpetre Cave
Passages in Great Saltpetre Cave
Remains of saltpeter works in Great Saltpetre Cave
Introduction to Caving Caving Safely and Caving Softly
The Greater Cincinnati Grotto is one of more than 162 local chapters of the National Speleological Society (NSS) spread throughout the country. It’s purpose is to advance the study, conservation, exploration and knowledge of caves