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Pick the right answer from our list of three and see if you've got all the facts about rabies.

  1. What causes rabies?
    • a worm
    • a virus
    • a bacteria
  2. Which of these animals can get rabies?
    • a frog
    • an alligator
    • a bat
  3. What should you do if you are bitten by an animal?
    • put a bandage on the bite and wait to see if you start to feel bad
    • wash out the bite really well and go to the doctor
    • take your temperature every hour
  4. If you see an animal that is acting strangely, what should you do?
    • call your local animal control officer to catch and help the animal
    • try to catch it to see if you can help
    • just walk away
  5. One of these answers WON´T help keep your pet protected from rabies. Which one?
    • getting the rabies vaccine
    • making sure your pet doesn´t have a chance to be bitten by a wild animal
    • wearing a tag with their name and your address
  6. Rabies is spread by:
    • saliva
    • blood
    • tears
  7. If someone is bitten by an animal with rabies, how long before rabies develops?
    • one or two days
    • one or two weeks
    • one or two months
  8. While you were visiting this web site, how many people died from rabies?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 10

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