Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Rabies

Rabies does not appear to be transmitted by small rodents (squirrels, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs, mice, rabbits) although it can be transmitted by large rodents (beavers). More common carriers are cats, dogs, bats, raccoons, skunks, foxes, and coyotes. In the US, most common reservoirs for rabies are raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats.
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