Why Do Bats Turn Left When Exiting a Cave?

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Bats can choose to either turn right or left. Since bats use sound waves for navigation it might appear they all will go left if the first one does. It's a mere illusion.
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It's in their nature; since they're blind, they hav no sense of direction; so they only turn left; it's their instinct. Source(s) My brain.
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No scientific info suggests all bats fly left when exiting cave. They just take their usual flight path to their normal feeding areas.
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