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"The Examiner News" featured Biology Dyson Professor Dr. Melissa Grigione in "Coyote in Thornwood Park Attack Had Rabies"

05/02/2018

"The Examiner News" featured Biology Dyson Professor Dr. Melissa Grigione in "Coyote in Thornwood Park Attack Had Rabies"

...Dr. Melissa Grigione, a professor at Pace University’s Department of Biology and Health Science, said it is uncommon for a coyote to attack a person in northern Westchester.

Unusual behavior is one of the first signs that an animal has rabies, according to the county Department of Health. A rabid animal may become abnormally aggressive, may lose its fear of people, act excitable or irritable or unusually tame or lethargic. Staggering and frothing at the mouth is another sign.

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