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Crazed beaver attacks two girls swimming in lake leaving them with serious injuries
Daily Mail UK ^

Posted on 07/18/2012 6:13:39 AM PDT by Perdogg

A crazed beaver attacked two girls as they swam in a lake at a popular beauty spot leaving them with serious injuries. Eight-year-old Annabella Radnovich and her 11-year-old sister, Alyssa, were playing with their cousins at Lake Anna in Virginia's Spotsylvania County when the 65 pound animal bit and scratched their legs.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: beaver; lakeanna; rabies; virginia; wildlife
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1 posted on 07/18/2012 6:13:44 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Holy Cow! Never,ever heard of this before.


2 posted on 07/18/2012 6:18:11 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: Perdogg
I love that video. Its one of the coolest ever.

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3 posted on 07/18/2012 6:19:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Perdogg
Must keep comments age appropriate for the injured, so...

I have nothing further.

4 posted on 07/18/2012 6:20:48 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: Perdogg

I knew it was only a matter of time before Jerry Mathers snapped.


5 posted on 07/18/2012 6:21:51 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Perdogg
Wasn't there a woman triathlon bitten by an otter in Minnesota(?) in the news yesterday?

I tell you, the end of the world is near or global warming makes animal crazy or something .....

6 posted on 07/18/2012 6:22:03 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Perdogg

7 posted on 07/18/2012 6:23:02 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: Sir Napsalot
contrails...
8 posted on 07/18/2012 6:23:55 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: cripplecreek

I agree. Also, Les Claypool is one of the best bassists ever.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 6:25:14 AM PDT by SoKatt ("Change" is not a strategy!)
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To: Perdogg

An 8 year girl could very well weigh the same 65 pounds as the beaver. Pretty scary.


10 posted on 07/18/2012 6:27:01 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Revenge of the rodents!


11 posted on 07/18/2012 6:28:27 AM PDT by eCSMaster ('Nancy Pelosi is a DINGBAT.' - Gov. Sarah Palin)
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To: exPBRrat
I was with a group of Cub Scouts who were menaced by a large sick-looking Beaver swimming in the Chesapeake Bay several year ago- luckily we got all the boys out of the water

the beaver continued to stalk them, lurking just offshore like a shark, following our group up and down the beach, until he finally gave up and paddled away

Never realized how BIG those critters can get, when he first swam up and bumped a kid we thought he was a Labrador retriever

12 posted on 07/18/2012 6:30:00 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: exPBRrat

Just guessing, but as hard as they work to build their dams and lay up food for the winter, I imagine beavers are pretty territorial.

Mother nature can be a mean mama!


13 posted on 07/18/2012 6:30:37 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: GreenHornet

I knew it was only a matter of time before Jerry Mathers snapped.

Yep better go spank the beaver


14 posted on 07/18/2012 6:31:16 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: JimRed

“Just guessing, but as hard as they work to build their dams and lay up food for the winter, I imagine beavers are pretty territorial.

Mother nature can be a mean mama!”

I was thinking the same thing. Wonder if there are any baby beavers in that area, or if that beaver was pregnant.


15 posted on 07/18/2012 6:36:09 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Perdogg

Two girls...

Crazed beaver...

No, not gonna touch that.


16 posted on 07/18/2012 6:37:45 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: JimRed

I remember seeing a tree taken down by a beaver. The large size of the chewed out wood chips amazed me. Their teeth and jaws are powerful.


17 posted on 07/18/2012 6:38:31 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: Perdogg

#3 Leg hold trap about 4 feet down with cinder block. Out to do the trick.


18 posted on 07/18/2012 6:39:20 AM PDT by smaug6 (We can't afford to be innocent!! Stand up and face the enemy.)
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To: NicknamedBob; Darksheare; Anoreth; Scoutmaster

Animal kingdom weirdness.


19 posted on 07/18/2012 6:39:41 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Keeping the drama to a minimum)
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To: Perdogg
the girls' uncle returned to the scene and shot the beaver.

How can they be 100% sure it is the same beaver that attacked the girls? Considering the serious implications, if they were my daughters they would be getting their rabies shots by now.

A kid in our church picked up a straight kitten and was bitten. Even though the parents caught what the kid thought was the right kitten, the doctors did not take any chances and he got his series of rabies shots. I know he will never ever pick another straight animal again. But the most important thing is that he lived to learn from his experience!

20 posted on 07/18/2012 6:40:46 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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