Jun 24, 2024, 12:35 PM IST

8 animals that can transmit Rabies

Mahipal Chouhan

Dogs: One of the most common carriers and transmitters of rabies to humans.

Cats: Both domestic and feral cats can carry and transmit rabies.

Bats: A significant source of rabies transmission, particularly in North America.

Raccoons: Commonly infected with rabies, especially in the eastern United States.

Foxes: Both red and gray foxes can carry and transmit rabies.

Mongooses: Particularly in regions like the Caribbean.

Horses: Can be infected with rabies, though transmission to humans is rare.

Wolves: Can be carriers, though rabies in wolves is less common.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports