Grand Tetons & Colorado &Utah 2013 - DrSpencerMoorePhotography

I caught this bat flying in the middle of the day over the river that overflowed out of Jenny Lake In the Tetons NP. The Rangers told me he had been there for 2 days and had never seen one do this before. I figure he just migrated in and was loading up on nutrition before resuming his nightly routine. The question has been raised about him being rabid, but I feel that condition would make him sick enough that his sophisticated flying and feeding that he was doing would be noticeably impaired. He was very much under control of his flying.