Science: The Crazy Foxes

In rural eastern Pennsylvania last week, parents were convoying their children to school buses, and people who had business in the fields were carrying clubs or guns. Cause of the scare: an epizootic of rabies among Pennsylvania's foxes.

In Dallas (pop. 1,685), a woman died after being bitten by a rabid fox. All over a 19-county area, sick and crazy foxes have been seen charging out oi the woods, snapping wildly. In Whitemarsh township, a woman beat one off with a handbag. Near Devon, a boy blew a hawk-call and was charged by three of the beasts. Within the city limits of...

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