Rabid bat discovered in NLR, avoid wildlife contact

Health officials confirmed Thursday the discovery of a rabid bat in North Little Rock, prompting a statewide warning for citizens to avoid contact with bats and other wildlife possibly carrying the infection, according to Arkansas News.

So far this year the state Department of Health has counted 29 skunks, two bats and one bull with the infection. The number still falls behind the 2011 data which advises that 60 rabid animals were discovered throughout the state.

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2 Responses to Rabid bat discovered in NLR, avoid wildlife contact

  1. alex says:

    pretty sure i will be safe!

  2. The Lone Reader says:

    Damn, and I was scheduled to go bat and skunk trapping this weekend.

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