Beware of the beavers!
An 83 year old woman was swimming in a lake in Virginia’s Fairfax County when she was ravaged and bitten by a rabid beaver. The woman later tested positive for rabies.
A nearby witness stabbed the beaver with a stick until Animal Control arrived at Lake Barcroft and killed the rabid animal.
Wildlife officials say they don’t want people swimming in the water to preserve the wildlife and to keep trash from entering the ecosystem.
From the looks of things, he was a very busy beaver.
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