More Rabid Raccoons Found in Central Park

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Treed Raccoons by molajen on Flickr

Treed Raccoons by molajen on Flickr

Rabies in the news again, this time the 8 confirmed cases of rabid raccoons in NYC’s Central Part. This is just for the early start of 2010. For all of 2009, there were 12 confirmed cases. A trend? No one is sure, but measures are being taken to vaccinate wildlife and protect the dogs and people who visit the park.

Read more at Veterinary Medicine at About.com

Photo: Treed Raccoons by molajen licensed by Flickr Creative Commons