Two bats found in Windsor and Sebastopol tested positive for rabies the first week in April, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services said Friday.
Health officials believe that the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa began with a young boy (patient zero)— the first human to contract the disease who played with a hollowed out tree inhabited by bats.
Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF ASPCA says veterinarians encounter ringworm the most, but researchers are trying to find out more about another fungus that is killing off bats, an important part of our ecosystem.
Bats, snakes, spiders, owls and other spooky creatures are on display at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek for Halloween…
San Francisco public health officials announced today that another rabid bat was found dead near Lake Merced last week, the fifth one discovered in the area so far this year.