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Beavers Continue to Terrorize Northern Virginia

What's going on with Fairfax County's beavers? Exactly a week after a beaver bit an 83-year-old woman swimming in an Annandale lake and infected her with rabies, the industrious rodents are back, WTOP reports:

A beaver jumped out of the water at the Hidden Pond Nature Center in Springfield and onto the dock, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. It was "seen acting aggressively and chasing the children," an FCPD release says.

None of the kids were injured, which makes it OK to ask: Would video of the beaver chasing kids be funnier than video of a buffalo chasing kids?

Photo via Flickr user Manual Crank used under a Creative Commons license

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  • capitol hill

    The 83 year old woman was attacked in Baileys Crossroads. Lake Barcroft to be exact.

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