and i thought a banana slug was a joke!! you mean they can bite?????
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew H. Litkowiak" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 8:29 PM
Subject: bat rabies and slugs
> Terry Smith wrote:
> > You're right. Rabies can be an issue with any mammal. But put in
> > perspective, a University (I think Wisconsin?) expert on bats wrote once
> > that the risk of getting rabies from a cow is greater than from a bat.
> > Then again, the risk of my wife going for a weekend jaunt in my TR3A
> > it's finished, is less than getting rabies from a mad banana slug. (She
> > tells me she likes her comforts now.)
> > Is that a banana slug, or a yellow Volkswagon foaming at the mouth?
> Not funny. I was bitten by a banana slug. It escaped before we could grab
> had to take the full series of shots. Slimy little beggar. I swear the
> bastard was grinning as he slithered away.
> Andy Litkowiak