Rabies Pictures


Oral Rabies Vaccine Pilot Program

Live traps are baited with canned fish and set out overnight. Live traps are baited with canned fish and set out overnight.(JPG File,132K)
traps are checked for raccoons The next morning, traps are checked for raccoons.(JPG File, 117K)
trapped raccoon is sedated The trapped raccoon is sedated.(JPG File, 130K)
sleeping raccoon is weighed The sleeping raccoon is weighed. (The largest topped 22 lbs.) (JPG File, 117K)
a blood sample is drawn and sent to a lab To test the raccoon to see if it has eaten the oral rabies vaccine, a blood sample is drawn and sent to a lab. ( JPG File, 53K)
the raccoon has a tag placed on each ear. For future identification, the raccoon has a tag placed on each ear. (JPG File, 112K)
To be sure the raccoon is vaccinated, it is given rabies vaccine by injection Not all raccoons will have eaten the oral rabies vaccine. To be sure the raccoon is vaccinated, it is given rabies vaccine by injection. ( JPG FIle, 113K)
returned to the protection of the trap where it can recover from the sedation Once the wildlife biologist has finished working with the raccoon, it is returned to the protection of the trap where it can recover from the sedation. ( JPG File, 126K)
After the raccoon has recovered, it is released After the raccoon has recovered, it is released. ( JPG File, 125K)


 


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