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#105855 - 11/05/08 01:10 PM Let's be careful out there--special vulpes edition
Rick_D Offline
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Registered: 01/06/02
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Loc: NorCal
Boy, how many times has this happened to me?

Jogger runs for aid with rabid fox biting arm

Authorities in Arizona say a jogger attacked by a rabid fox ran a mile with the animal's jaws clamped on her arm and then drove herself to a hospital.

The Yavapai (YA'-vuh-py) County sheriff's office says the woman told deputies she was on a trail near Prescott on Monday when the fox attacked and bit her foot.

She said she grabbed the fox by the neck when it went for her leg but it bit her arm. The woman wanted the animal tested for rabies so she ran a mile to her car with the fox still biting her arm, then pried it off and tossed it in her trunk and drove to the Prescott hospital. The sheriff's office says the fox later bit an animal control officer. He and the woman are both receiving rabies vaccinations.

2008 The Seattle Times Company
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#105856 - 11/05/08 08:21 PM Re: Let's be careful out there--special vulpes edition [Re: Rick_D]
Tango61 Offline
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Registered: 12/27/05
Posts: 931
Loc: East Texas Piney Woods

Dang, that's one tough woman!

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#105857 - 11/30/08 08:18 AM Re: Let's be careful out there--special vulpes edition [Re: Tango61]
intrek38 Offline
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Registered: 11/29/03
Posts: 430
Loc: Hesperia, Calif
I second that, DANG!!!!

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