8. Canyon Country. Rabid bat being carried
around by a dog, in the dog's mouth, in a condo complex.
9. Glendale. Bat found in elevator shaft
in apartment complex.
10. Santa Clarita. Bat found in pool.
11. Newhall. Bat found in backyard on
12. Baldwin park. Bat found near a car.
13. Newhall. Found alive on ground outside, next to
14 and 15. Woodland Hills. Two rabid bats
found on front lawn on same property. An additional bat in home tested
negative for rabies.
16. Hollywood Hills. Bat found on ground
17. Topanga. Bat fell into fish
18. Valencia. Found outside a home.
19. Santa Clarita. Found dead outside a
20. Malibu. Bat was found outside the
home on a patio.
21. Valencia. Found alive on ground near
22. Stevenson Ranch. Dead bat found
outside front door.
23. Newhall. Bat found alive clinging to
stucco wall in daylight, high above ground.
24. Valencia. Bat on floor in
bathroom at a school latched on to student's sandal, but
reportedly did not bite the student.
25. Burbank. Bat found alive, at a
26. West Covina. Bat found alive, at a
27. Valencia. Bat found clinging high up
on a wall at a school.
28. Pasadena. Found dead in a basement.
29. Arcadia. Found on ground,
30. La Verne. Bat found dead outdoors.
31. Monrovia. Bat found dead outdoors.
32. Canyon Country. Found alive outdoors
33. Long Beach. Found along a bike path.
34. Agoura Hills. Bat hanging in daylight
from eaves of home, one wing hanging down.
35. Santa Clarita. Found alive outside an
36. Sylmar. Found alive near front door.
37. Glendora. Found alive on floor of
38. Santa Clarita. Bat found on front
porch. Seemed dead until lightly touched with
stick - it squeaked.
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BATS AND RABIES
Bats are the animals that most commonly carry rabies in
our county. Most bats do not have rabies, and try to
avoid contact with people and pets. Bats are good for
the environment because they eat insects and pollinate
plants. Bats are also protected by law.
Bats seen flying in daylight, or found
on the ground, are more likely to have rabies. Never
touch a bat or other wild animal. If you pick up a bat
with your bare hands, you may be bitten and exposed to