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The victims, between four and 63 years old, were staying at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when they met the aggressive creature on Sunday evening at 7.30 p.m.

Family of five, including a 4-year-old girl, is brutally attacked by a & # 39; rabid bobcat & # 39; at a campsite in Arizona and leave them covered with scratches and bite marks

  • The victims, between four and 63 years old, were staying at the Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham on Sunday when they met the creature
  • the little girl was the first to be attacked by the cat and urged her relatives to kick, hit and pull the animal in an attempt to get it off her
  • Eventually the cat ran away. But in its wake it left a number of bite marks, scratches and cuts on the hands, thighs, faces and heads of the victims
  • Officials from Arizona Game and Fish have now closed Shannon Campgrounds and another site nearby while searching for the creature
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A four-year-old girl and four of her family members were left injured after being attacked by a & # 39; rabid & # 39; bobcat at a campsite in Alabama.

The victims, between four and 63 years old, were staying at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when they met the aggressive creature on Sunday evening at 7:30 PM.

In a press release, the Graham County Sheriff's office revealed that the little girl was first attacked by the cat and prompted her relatives to kick, beat, and pull the animal in an attempt to get it off her.

One of the victims, 34-year-old Tyler Ray, described to the deputies how at some point he rolled the bobcat on the floor while the cat kept trying to attack the girl.

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The victims, between four and 63 years old, were staying at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when they met the aggressive creature on Sunday evening at 7.30 p.m.

The victims, between four and 63 years old, were staying at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when they met the aggressive creature on Sunday evening at 7.30 p.m.

In a press release, the Graham County Sheriff office revealed that the little girl was first attacked by the cat and prompted her relatives to kick, beat, and pull the animal in an attempt to get it off her

In a press release, the Graham County Sheriff office revealed that the little girl was first attacked by the cat and prompted her relatives to kick, beat, and pull the animal in an attempt to get it off her

In a press release, the Graham County Sheriff office revealed that the little girl was first attacked by the cat and prompted her relatives to kick, beat, and pull the animal in an attempt to get it off her

Another woman described the moment when the cat was separated from the toddler, instead of falling to her.

Eventually the cat ran away. But in its wake it left a number of bite marks, scratches and cuts on the hands, thighs, faces and heads of the victims.

They were checked on the spot by paramedics and later drove to the hospital to be examined more thoroughly.

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The extra victims were identified as the girl's father, two of her uncles and a teenage girl.

Arizona Game and Fish officials have now closed Shannon Campgrounds and another location nearby while searching for the creature that generally remains that they think is rabies.

Suppose the animal must be caught and destroyed before it can strike again.

Officials from Arizona Game and Fish have now closed Shannon Campgrounds and another location nearby while searching for the creature that remains in general, which they believe has rabies (photo: an AGF official falling into the park lays)

Officials from Arizona Game and Fish have now closed Shannon Campgrounds and another location nearby while searching for the creature that remains in general that they think is rabies (photo: an AGF official falling into the park lays)

Officials from Arizona Game and Fish have now closed Shannon Campgrounds and another location nearby while searching for the creature that remains in general, which they believe has rabies (photo: an AGF official falling into the park lays)

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The behavior it exhibited during Sunday's attack was "extreme and bizarre," officials noted, insisting that a healthy bobcat would never act like that.

"This is not someone who encounters a bobcat and gets bitten quickly and the bobcat runs away, these are ongoing attacks on people," said Arizona Game and Fish Spokesperson Mark Hart KGUN9.

"A bobcat will be more interested in an antelope squirrel or a rodent, not in a person who is too tall – the child was taller than the bobcat," he continued.

The young girl, who has not been named, was treated for rabies in a nearby hospital. The other four victims were rabies vaccines and have since been released.

Hart says rabies is more common in foxes, bats and skunks, but the disease can spread to other animals.

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Officials from Arizona Game and Fish stay on stage to set traps and use predators to lure the bobcat out.

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