Marin County Squirrel(s) Out for Blood

A string of squirrel attacks has the local humane society scratching their heads.

The attacks are centered on one intersection up in the City of Novato.

Thus far, the aggressor squirrels have been the source of eight reported injuries, and according to the Marin Humane Society, one of the victims required a trip to the emergency room.

The Marin Humane Society described have been reported as either running up to or jumping out of trees to attack, which the Society said is very unusual behavior.

Marin County Department of Health and Human Services said the incidents might be the work of a lone deviant squirrel. Moreover, squirrels are rarely found to be rabid, but the county has been treating victims with anti-rabies medication as a precaution.

More on Marin’s maniacal squirrel can be found here.

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