A Man should be wise, but never too wise. He who does not know his fate in advance is free of care
I'm sure that you know what you're doing, but I've always felt that it's best not to handle bats because of the harm that they can do to you. I'm sure that I read that they're suspected of carrying rabies in this country. My cousin got bitten whilst taking one out of a fishing hut on the River Dee and had to go on the full anti-rabies treatment afterwards.
I thought rabies wasn't present in the UK.
BBC NEWS | Scotland | Man dies from rabies after bat bite
I wouldn't go showing to many people the bat photo, don't know about down south but up here you need to be licenced to handle bats - even one!
What was he supposed to do the bat was in his living room
"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory." LLAP Leonard Nimoy 1931 - 2015
It's illegal to photograph bats without a licence from Natural England.