Mysteries of the Cave
The one thing that many ask is why are the caverns always glowing with colors? Well the answer is simple, the caverns are connected to "Capitan Reef" it is dead now but still has magnificent colors. The caverns include colors like blue, green, purple, red, pink and yellow. This is also why you see waterfalls if you go down far enough.
some amazing pictures
The Coral in the Reef
This coral is what makes the waterfalls glow as seen in the picture.
The Beauty of the Caves
The caves can be so astonishing that in the summer many come to see it including the bats.
The caves don't only glow they flicker as well.
The only amphibian is the spadefoot toad. There are two types of spadefoot toads, the couch's spadefoot and the New Mexico spadefoot. There are a lot of birds there. there is a whopping 357 species of birds there. There are 17 species of bats in the cave. Including the Brazilian free-tailed bats. There are 46 species of reptiles there including two species of skinks and one gecko.
Simm, Carole. "The Facts on Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico." Travel Tips. Web. 17 Dec. 2014.