found a mummfied bat in house that could not have been there more than three weeks. should the carcass be checked for rabies? where?

5 Answers

  • Edna
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    If the bat's carcass is mummified, then so is rabies - the bat is dead!   The bat probably didn't even have rabies in the first place.

  • 1 month ago

    Don't touch it.  If it hasn't bitten you then just throw it away.  If it is mummified then that suggest that it was put there.

  • 2 months ago

    It doesn't matter if he had rabies while alive... he's dead and hasn't bitten anyone. Just pick him up with a plastic bag over your hand, and dispose of him in the trash.  Then, you can clean the spot where he was lying with a disinfectant cleaner. Voila!  Problem solved

  • kelvin
    Lv 7
    2 months ago


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  • Nancy
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Why? Was someone bitten by a bat? If not, no. If yes, then you take it to where the person who suffered a bat bite is being treated, but it's unnecessary if that person was treated for rabies as a precaution in lieu of having a carcass to test.

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