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Carlsbad Caverns

New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns has 117 caves, the longest of which is over 120 miles (190�km) long. The Big Room is almost 4,000 feet (1,200�m) long, and the caves are home to over 400,000 Mexican Free-tailed Bats and sixteen other species. Above ground are the Chihuahuan Desert and Rattlesnake Springs.

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