Raccoons - During 1978, a pet raccoon which had been vaccinated 12 days previously with modified live virus rabies ... Within 4 days both skunks had died, 1 was confirmed positive for rabies, the other was unavailable for examination. ... The keeping of exotic or wild animals as pets should be strongly discouraged. Long and variable incubation periods for rabies in wild animals have been reported.
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