While swimming in a lake in Georgia over the weekend, a large, irate beaver attacked a young girl.
According to ABC affiliate WSB-TV and local radio station WDUN-AM, the victim was at Lake Lanier in the Sardis area on Saturday when she was bitten in the leg by the massive beaver.
The occurrence happened only seaward on a piece of private property, WSB-television detailed.
The young lady’s dad in the long run mediated and killed the beaver utilizing gruff power, Corridor Area Creature Control Field Manager Kevin Buecker said, per WDUN-AM.
Melissa Cummings, a representative from the Department of Natural Resources in Georgia, told PEOPLE that the father killed the beaver following the attack.
The casualty’s personality and condition have not been delivered.
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The beaver tried positive for rabies on Tuesday, the Corridor Province government said in an alarm posted on its Facebook page.
Lobby Province Public Data Official Happiness Holmes affirmed the positive test results to Access WDUN. Holmes didn’t quickly answered Individuals’ solicitation for input.
“When that rabies infection gets into the mind of the creature — for this situation, a beaver — they simply act insane,” McGowan told WSB-television.
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Beavers are the biggest rat tracked down in the US, and can weigh somewhere in the range of 35 and 65 lbs., as indicated by the Smithsonian’s Public Zoo and Protection Science Foundation.
The beaver engaged with Saturday’s assault in Georgia was assessed to have weighed somewhere in the range of 50 and 55 lbs., According to WSB-TV, DNR Wildlife Resources Supervisor Don McGowan stated.
The Hall County government stated that signs announcing the positive test “will be posted in the area where the rabid animal was located.” The sheep herder was “severely injured” after being attacked by a black bear in Colorado.