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Do chipmunks carry rabies?

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Answered 2010-09-19 22:52:17

Any mammal has the potential to carry rabies, but it is very rare in rodents ie/chipmunks, squirrels, and evidence suggests that wild rodents do not carry the disease to humans.

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