Update: The bat captured in Idyllwild tested negative for rabies, according to John Welsh, the senior public information officer for the County's Animals Services Agency.
Riverside County Animal Services has impounded a live bat captured in the Idyllwild area, according to John Welsh, senior public information specialist for the agency. The bat will be tested for rabies.
“A man was able to bag the bat using some gloves and some supermarket shopping bags,” Welsh wrote in an email. “Pretty brave if you ask me. … Bat showed its teeth.”