Maine woman attacked by raccoon drowns rabid animal in puddle

Teunis Felter
Written by Teunis Felter

While jogging on a familiar, overgrown, wooded trail near her home on a recent warm afternoon, Rachel Borch thought to herself. “What a beautiful day.” Little did she know she was about to be attacked by a rabid raccoon that she would end up killing with her bare hands. In the midst of appreciating the weather and scenery, she looked ahead of her and noticed a raccoon obstructing the narrow foot path, baring its tiny teeth.



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Teunis Felter

Teunis Felter

Teunis Felter has over 20 years experience as an author, editor, and scientist. When not exploring outside, he enjoys reading history, researching genealogy, and civilly discussing politics.