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#3279462 - 08/18/12 05:51 AM Boy Scout Leader Bitten By Rabid Beaver
Jaxjaguarss Offline

Registered: 10/21/09
Posts: 83
Loc: Virginia
A Boy Scout leader from New York is recovering after he was bitten by a beaver that had rabies.

Boy Scout Leader From NY Bitten By Rabid Beaver
Virginia Professional Wildlife Removal Services, LLC
Richmond, VA

#3279489 - 08/18/12 06:27 AM Re: Boy Scout Leader Bitten By Rabid Beaver [Re: Jaxjaguarss]
Jim Comstock Offline

Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 89
Loc: New York
Doesn't sound good. They said the scouts killed it with rocks. Had the same thing happened here in the Battenkill River, about 15 years ago perhaps. A ten year old boy was swimming in the river, got 70 stitches in the back from a rabid beaver.

#3279683 - 08/18/12 09:53 AM Re: Boy Scout Leader Bitten By Rabid Beaver [Re: Jaxjaguarss]
Probtrapper Offline

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 161
Loc: northern Calif.
Exact same thing happened here in my area. A fisherman got his thumb bit off after he reached down to push a beaver away from his boat. Beaver was killed by the guys friend and tested possitive for rabies.
Bob Hassel
Animal Nuisance Control