Home | Community | Message Board


Out-Grow.com - Mushroom Growing Kits & Supplies
Please support our sponsors.

Community >> The Pub

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: Papaver Somniferum

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
InvisiblePapaverS
Madmin Emeritus?

Registered: 06/01/02
Posts: 26,880
Loc: Radio Free Tibet!
Vampire Bats Kill 13 People in Brazil!
    #2521265 - 04/03/04 12:33 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Apr 2, 6:01 PM ET - RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - Rabies-carrying vampire bats killed at least 13 people in a remote Amazon town in Brazil's northern state of Para last month, authorities said on Friday.

The state health care department said the thumb-sized creatures had attacked about 300 people -- an unusually high number -- since March 2 in the riverside Portel area, next to the world's biggest estuarine archipelago of Marajo.

"All the deceased had a history of recent bat attacks and six of them had confirmed human rabies from bat bites," a department spokeswoman said.

Other bite victims received vaccines and other anti-rabies treatment after March 19, when authorities became aware of the problem.

The spokeswoman said government scientists suspect the attacks are linked to a change in the bats' migration pattern caused by deforestation.

"There is no guarantee that we won't have more cases," she added.

The most recent death occurred last weekend.

Vampire bats normally feed on the blood of large birds and sleeping cattle, lapping it from cuts they make with their teeth. They often transmit rabies to cattle.


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleShroomismM
Space Travellin
Male User Gallery
Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 02/13/00
Posts: 64,424
Loc: 9th Dimension Flag
Re: Vampire Bats Kill 13 People in Brazil! [Re: Papaver]
    #2521391 - 04/03/04 01:56 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Quote:

Papaver said:
The spokeswoman said government scientists suspect the attacks are linked to a change in the bats' migration pattern caused by deforestation.





Yep...sounds about right. The bats are only trying to balance the universe.

Must....kill....humans...


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleEvilEwok
Stranger
Registered: 10/09/03
Posts: 574
Re: Vampire Bats Kill 13 People in Brazil! [Re: Shroomism]
    #2521987 - 04/03/04 05:31 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Quote:

Shroomism said:


Must....kill....humans...





Agreed  :devil:


--------------------
Now go Home.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisiblePapaverS
Madmin Emeritus?

Registered: 06/01/02
Posts: 26,880
Loc: Radio Free Tibet!
Re: Vampire Bats Kill 13 People in Brazil! [Re: EvilEwok]
    #2522171 - 04/03/04 06:31 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

I just saw your avatar -->

Does anyone else feel, as I do, that Jacko?s getting all that plastic surgery done, so that he?ll look like one of "the greys," and the mothership will take him home -- like in that movie E.T. ... :crazy:


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblehevvy_psi
groover

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 10,446
Re: Vampire Bats Kill 13 People in Brazil! [Re: Papaver]
    #2522179 - 04/03/04 06:33 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

he looks like the joker, to me...


--------------------
egocentrism is bangin on the door
self-destructive selflessness
seeps out from the core
alone - eyes closed - an empty room
i'm curled on the floor
choose nothing, thus deciding
all the nothing i've in store.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblesilversoul7
Chill the FuckOut!
 User Gallery

Registered: 10/10/02
Posts: 27,301
Loc: mndfreeze's puppet army
Re: Vampire Bats Kill 13 People in Brazil! [Re: hevvy_psi]
    #2522290 - 04/03/04 07:05 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)



--------------------


"It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong."--Voltaire


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: Papaver Somniferum

Community >> The Pub

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Would you offer your neck to a Vampire?
( 1 2 all )
AsanteA 2,414 37 10/21/06 03:45 PM
by Redstorm
* Vampires! Real life vampires!! On a forum..
( 1 2 3 4 ... 23 24 all )
PyroBurns 16,369 461 12/24/08 10:43 PM
by sui
* killing a dream?it could happen
( 1 2 3 all )
whiterasta 3,099 42 08/05/03 10:54 PM
by GGreatOne234
* Wal-Mart Employee Killed by Stampeding Customers
( 1 2 3 4 5 all )
OneMoreRobot3021 5,520 83 11/29/08 03:24 PM
by realmofyorkshire
* so I saw this person trying to kill a bat altershroom 376 7 10/02/08 12:17 AM
by Seeker_22
* Men charged with plotting to kill Obama
( 1 2 3 all )
Brainiac 2,173 47 10/27/08 11:21 PM
by DieCommie
* Girl, 17, killed in Iraq for loving a British soldier (HONOR KILLING)
( 1 2 3 all )
downforpot 2,780 40 04/30/08 11:41 PM
by downforpot
* Secret Service probes student's 'Kill a Bush' comment Dark_Star 2,521 17 10/24/06 10:25 PM
by Brainiac

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Entire Staff
708 topic views. 23 members, 123 guests and 39 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
RVF Garden Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.034 seconds spending 0.003 seconds on 14 queries.