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Rabid Hedgehogs Roam Moscow Region

Residents in a Moscow segment are confronting a darling though lethal hazard of furious hedgehogs, news website Life.ru reported Sunday.

Two hedgehogs putrescent with rabies were found in a Dmitrovsky District and Solnechnogorsky districts of a Moscow region, Life.ru reported, quoting animal control examiner Alexander Motoshin. He pronounced that is was formidable to envision how many some-more putrescent hedgehogs will seem in a area.

Motoshin urged Moscow residents not to hold hedgehogs, warning animal lovers that they could agreement rabies simply by being pricked with a hedgehog’s spine.

A sum of 70 cases of rabies in furious animals have been diagnosed in a Moscow segment this year, including 57 foxes, 9 raccoon dogs, a deer and a squirrel, Life.ru reported.

The risk of parasite bites is also returning with a comfortable continue as one of a capital’s biggest animal dangers.

More than 30,000 people, including 9,208 children, have sought medical diagnosis for parasite bites in 2016. The series is 4 times some-more that in a same duration final year, a Interfax news group reported Monday.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/567685.html