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    Pack Of Raccoons Mauls 74-Year-Old Woman

    Pack Of Raccoons Mauls 74-Year-Old Woman - News Story - WEWS Cleveland

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- Animal control officers hope to trap a pack of raccoons that mauled a 74-year-old Florida woman who tried to chase them from her yard.

    The sheriff in Polk County, east of Tampa, said Gretchen Whitted fell when five raccoons surrounded and attacked her Sunday. She was taken to a hospital with extensive cuts from her neck to her legs.

    "We're not talking about a lot of little bites here," Sheriff Grady Judd said. "She was filleted."

    A neighbor called for help after hearing the woman's cries and seeing her covered in blood.

    Whitted was treated for rabies, though officials doubt the animals were infected.

    Fire crews flooded nearby drains to drive the animals out, but none appeared. Animal control officers hope to catch them using cat food and sardines as bait.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I think a 12 guage is called for
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    Raccoons are scary!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Raccoons are scary!
    Don't you want to get a 12 guage now?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Don't you want to get a 12 guage now?

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    Raccoons are surprisingly friendly and good natured in appearance. I know first hand that they can be very aggressive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I think a 12 gauge is called for
    Absolutely.

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    Raccoons are scary!
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    Don't you want to get a 12 gauge now?
    I have one. It's kind of old but it gets the job done. Left over from varmint control on my dad's ranch.

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